Stories tagged: "infrastructure"


Regulators hae warned about rolling blackouts in Michigan this summer. The state's biggest utility companies aren't worried.
Are Rolling Blackouts Coming to Michigan? Utility Companies Doubt It.

Michigan's two largest electricity providers say that 8.8 million residents won’t have to worry about rolling blackouts this summer.

Promise Fulfilled: Flint’s Makeover Continues With a New State Park

Flint is on the comeback trail, thanks to new funding that will upgrade the county park at the old Chevy in the Hole with boat launches, play spaces, and an amphitheater. 

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It’s Pothole Season and Projects to Fix Michigan Roads Are Underway With Fresh Funding

"Once again we've proven that in Michigan Republicans and Democrats can work together to get things done," Whitmer said ahead of the bill signing. "This plan will help us continue fixing the damn roads — and the dams and roads."

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Road Repair Overdrive: Michigan’s Plan to Solve Its Pothole Problem in 2022 

Every spring season, a fresh batch of potholes crop up on Michigan roads. Crews will now be working overtime to fix them as quickly as possible.

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‘It’s Like Reading a Good Book’: Michigan Congresswoman Reflects on Legendary Career

Rep. Brenda Lawrence has decided to step down at the end of her term. But her career, from the Postal Service to Congress, won't soon be forgotten.

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Gov. Whitmer Announces New Effort to Identify Gaps in Internet Access and Provide Roadmap for Expansion

The project will allow the state to more effectively spend the more than $100 million in federal funds coming Michigan’s way to expand access to high-speed internet. More than 1.2 million Michigan households currently lack a permanent fixed broadband connection at home.

Cleaner Water, Better Fishing, Bigger Business: What New Funding Means for Michigan Great Lakes

From water skiing to fishing, water activities drive Michigan’s economy. A new investment in Michigan’s Great Lakes basin will pay dividends.