Tag: funding

a person sits leaning against a pillar in a public bus station

August 18, 2021

Surveys show residents want the city to spend on the economy, housing, and safety, among other things.

The front of kalamazoo City Hall at dusk

June 21, 2021

City officials are surveying residents for input on how to spend $39M in federal stimulus funds.

The front of kalamazoo City Hall at dusk

June 8, 2021

The City of Kalamazoo is set to receive $38M in COVID relief funds over the next two years. Leaders are discussing the best way to invest it.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and a sign language interpreter

June 4, 2021

The governor has unveiled a plan to use federal funding on wage increases, childcare, and business assistance.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

March 10, 2021

The governor vetoed some spending that would have limited health department authority.

The state House chamber in Lansing.

March 4, 2021

State Republicans play politics as they tie some spending to limits on health department authority.

Jay Rustenholtz in front of a restaurant

February 2, 2021

The grassroots effort seeks to provide financial help for restaurant workers struggling through the pandemic.

a woman in a face mask and face shield behind the counter at a restaurant

January 28, 2021

90K people applied for state grants meant to help people tossed out of work because of shutdown orders. But that may mean less money for everyone.

a man and a woman sit at a table outdoors with masks on while a waiter with a mask takes their order

January 15, 2021

A statewide grant program aims to help those who lost jobs in the hospitality industry.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer during a press conference

December 30, 2020

The governor approved bills providing COVID aid to people and businesses, but removed $220M for the state’s unemployment fund.