Gov. Whitmer signs affordable housing legislation

Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 5:33 AM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a piece of legislation that will secure some of her vision that she outlined in her State of the State Address on Tuesday.

One of Whitmer’s top priorities during her address was putting more money in Michiganders pockets.

Background: Gov. Whitmer celebrates achievements, lays out plans in 2023 State of the State

At 9 a.m. on Tuesday she signed the supplemental bill which includes investments in affordable housing, community revitalization, and supporting small business owners and entrepreneurs within the state.

This bill outlines ways to remove barriers that working families face which include limited access to childcare and transportation.

Tuesday’s bill signing was at the George W. Romney building in Lansing.

Related: What to expect from Whitmer’s State of the State Address

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