Legislature approves budget including critical Flint recovery funds

Millions to help with infrastructure, health, education, job training

LANSING, Mich. — Last night the Michigan Legislature approved budgets that include more than $100 million in near- and long-term dollars to help Flint recover.

“This down payment will make a real difference for thousands of families,” Sen. Jim Ananich (D–Flint) said. “It will give our community the resources it needs to replace more pipes, provide nutrition assistance, and deliver education and health services to more kids — all of which are urgently needed.”

The budget included the following Flint-related funding items:

The governor is expected to approve and sign the budgets in the next several days.


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