Recent Updates

Year-Round School Pilot Program In Place

A Michigan House committee has approved a measure to make it easier for at-risk school districts to offer year-round classes. Year round classes have been allowed in Michigan for years, but this pilot program would create a ten-million dollar fund for poor districts to tap into, for air conditioning and …

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Housing Assistance Available

More than 1 million Michigan homeowners could qualify for down payment assistance of up to $7,500 toward the purchase of a new or existing home through a new program launched by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. MSHDA Executive Director Scott Woosley says the MI Next Home program targets existing …

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Road Spending to Increase

The proposal in Lansing to immediately spend 100 million dollars extra for winter road maintenance for local governments has been increased, at the expense of some Medicaid-related dollars. The Republican controlled House Appropriations Committee has changed language in the bill, and has increased the spending to 215 million dollars. In …

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