Senate, House Democrats to Announce Plans for Climate Resilience, Bold Investment in Infrastructure

LANSING, Mich. (Aug. 9, 2021) — Sens. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills), Adam Hollier (D-Detroit), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), and Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak), and Reps. Joe Tate (D-Detroit), Abraham Aiyash (D-Hamtramck), and Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores), along with Southeast Michigan residents affected by the flooding in June and July, will host a press conference tomorrow at 1 PM to announce their climate resilience plan and a water infrastructure investment in Michigan.

The initiative seeks to help residents who have been dealing with damage caused by extreme climate events, provide funds to upgrade Michigan’s infrastructure, and prepare for future extreme weather crises.

WHO:
Sen. Stephanie Chang
 (D–Detroit)
Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills)
Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit)
Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor)
Sen. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak)
Rep. Joe Tate (D-Detroit)
Rep. Abraham Aiyash (D-Hamtramck)
Rep. Kevin Hertel (D-St. Clair Shores)
Tammy Black, Manistique Community Treehouse president and Jefferson-Chalmers resident

WHAT: Michigan Climate Resilience Plan and Water Infrastructure Investment Press Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Community Treehouse Center, 225 Manistique St., Detroit, MI 48215

For social distancing and planning purposes, press attendees are kindly asked to RSVP to Rosie Jones at rcjones@senate.michigan.gov.  Attendees are also encouraged to wear masks for everyone’s health and safety.

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