Governor Proposes $130 Million for Underground Infrastructure in Budget Presentation

On Thursday, February 6, Governor Whitmer gave her constitutionally required budget recommendations for fiscal year 2020 – 2021 to a House and Senate Joint Committee on Appropriations.  The Legislature will discuss and debate all of her recommendations over the next few months and come up with their own negotiated budgets.  Similar to last year, the Governor has […]

TRIP Releases 2019 Report with Series of Press Events Across Michigan

The 2019 TRIP (The Road Information Program) Report was officially released today! MITA coordinated press events in Grand Rapids, Detroit and Lansing to roll out the report to the media. Collaborating with TRIP staff, MDOT, the Michigan Municipal League, the Grand Rapids Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Detroit Regional Chamber and the County Road Association, […]

Infrastructure Major Focus in Governor Whitmer’s First State of the State Address

Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her first State of the State address on Tuesday and infrastructure was the topic she discussed the most.  Just as she did on the campaign trail, Governor Whitmer expressed an urgency to finding a long term, sustainable solution for our crumbling roads and bridges.  Playing on her campaign slogan to “Fix The Damn […]