MITA In the News – June 30 – July 14


Grading Michigan’s roads from 1 to 10. See how yours rate. (MLive, 7/7/23)



Counties with the most bridges in dire need of repair in Michigan (Iosco County News-Herald, 7/5/23)



Dickinson against state bills to take control over some mining (The Mining Journal, 7/12/23)

  • MITA Mention: According to the Detroit Free Press, supporters of the legislation include the Michigan Aggregates Association, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association, and unions representing Teamsters, Laborers and Operating Engineers.

Mining clashes roil Michigan communities as demand for gravel rises (The Detroit News, 7/12/23) ATTACHED


Water Infrastructure

Avoid contact with Michigan river after 500,000-gallon sewage spill (MLive, 7/10/23)

Pathogens are in beaches across Michigan (Michigan Radio, 7/12/23)

Michigan communities receive over $20 million for water infrastructure upgrades (WEYI, 7/14/23)


Growing Michigan Together Council

Whitmer population council adds youth, lowers average age of members to 52 (Bridge Michigan, 7/13/23)