Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer reveals $67B Michigan budget plan: Here's what's in it

Posted on February 12, 2021

The Detroit Free Press published an article Feb. 11 after State Budget Director Dave Massaron presented the governor’s fiscal year (FY) 2022 executive budget recommendation. The proposed $67.1 billion state budget focuses on economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, improving roads and infrastructure, public health, education and more.

The article provides a summary of the budget and includes reactions from state leaders, including MHA CEO Brian Peters.

"We are thankful for the additional funding that has supported testing, personal protective equipment, vaccinations and more over the past year and encourage considerations to address other pandemic consequences, such as funding to improve behavioral health,” said Peters. “The prompt allocation of state and federal funds allows front-line caregivers to operate at the highest level."

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  • Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer reveals $67B Michigan budget plan: Here's what's in it

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