(CBS DETROIT) – On Thursday, July 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a plan to use $10 million in state general funds to help support households impacted by the extreme flooding on June 25 and 26.
The funds will be distributed to the City of Detroit, and Wayne, and Washtenaw counties to help residents not eligible for federal assistance.READ MORE: Pilot Safely Lands Plane In Livingston Co After Engine Woes
“Recognizing the hardships the flooding has placed on individuals and families that sustained damage to their homes and loss of personal property, we are working with Wayne and Washtenaw counties and the City of Detroit to ensure this funding is available to help residents as they recover from this disaster,” said Whitmer. “I appreciate the partnership with the counties and City of Detroit in putting together these programs to help get residents back on their feet.”READ MORE: Michigan's Top Court Rejects Redistricting Lawsuit — For Now
The funds are a part of a supplemental funding bill that Whitmer signed on July 26, to be used to assist areas of Michigan that were impacted by weather-related events that happened in June.MORE NEWS: Rep. Steve Marino: Allegations Are 'Character Assassination'
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