Michigan lawmakers went home Tuesday night without acting ensuring all school employees get paid during this statewide school closure caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, despite bipartisan support and joint appeals from varied education organizations and educators across the state.
Following more than 12 hours of deliberations yesterday, the Michigan House and Senate unanimously approved approximately $125 million in emergency coronavirus relief for Michigan residents.
State Rep. Padma Kuppa (D-Troy) introduced House Bill 5628 today to restore the right of Michigan workers to earn and use sick time for personal or family health needs, citing the devastating impact Michigan workers may face if they or their family member becomes ill.
State Rep. Sheryl Kennedy, D-Davison, said the funding for repairs to Richfield Landfill has been identified by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, and will involve the use of clay, leftover from the digging of Lake Callis in Davison Township several years ago.
State Rep. Sheryl Kennedy (D-Davison) along with a representative of the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) today announced securing $1.1 million in funding for repairs to Richfield Landfill.