(CBS Detroit) — Emergency medical service agencies across Michigan are asking the state for funds amid a staffing shortage crisis.
The agencies are asking state lawmakers for $20 million to help fund the recruitment and training of at least 1,000 new medical technicians and paramedics.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
The funding request has the support of the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs, the Michigan Association of Ambulance Services and the Michigan EMS Practitioners Association.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
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