Michigan's 10-Year Plan

Carvlin, Elizabeth
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/10/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32068, p1
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The article reports that Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm plans to release a budget for fiscal 2006 that includes technology and job promotion initiatives that would require nearly $2.5 billion in new bond issuance in the next 10 years. In her second state of the state address, Granholm outlined portions of her plan to promote new technology and construction in the state as a way to boost employment and education. Granholm also proposed the Jobs Today Initiative, a program to fast-forward the funding of $800 million worth of state infrastructure improvement projects, create new development options for cities, and create options for school districts to upgrade buildings.


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