Tag: stimulus

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

September 30, 2021

The $53 billion budget will shore up ambulance services and bridges, but will not include a ban on mask mandates.

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.

a man stands behind a rental truck with some furniture unloaded behind him

August 4, 2021

Money is available for those who need help with housing. Meanwhile, feds have extended eviction ban until October.

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.

a smart phone displaying a wifi icon

May 18, 2021

Low income Michiganders can get help paying for internet service thanks to federal COVID dollars.

a sign outside a theater reads "we are temporarily closed"

April 9, 2021

$16.2B in federal aid could provide a lifeline for many closed arts organizations and theaters.

a placard outside a restaurant reads "curbside pickup only"

April 6, 2021

$28.6B set aside for restaurants in the last stimulus package may not be enough and could leave some restaurants out in the cold.

a sign in front of a cement building reads "Administration Building"

March 16, 2021

The COVID stimulus, passed last week, dedicated money to shore up the budgets of local governments. That include $111M in Kalamazoo County.