Here's A Closer Look At Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into LawOn Thursday, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bill 268 and House Bills 5576 & 5580, which together establish the governor’s Michigan Reconnect Grant Program and move Michigan closer to reaching the governor’s goal of attaining 60 percent postsecondary educational attainment by 2030. 
MDOT Awards Grant For Bridge Replacements In DearbornThe Michigan Department of Transportation has awarded a state transportation economic development fund grant that will support more than 4,800 new and existing jobs at Ford Motor Co.'s Rouge Complex in Dearborn.
MDOT Receives $1M Innovation Grant For Second Avenue Bridge Project In DetroitOver the next 18 months, the Michigan Department of Transportation will be replacing the bridge that was originally constructed in 1954.
Detroit Will Receive Nearly $1M In Grants To Support Recycling ExpansionGov. Gretchen Whitmer and state legislators want to double Michigan’s recycling rate to 30% by 2025 and ultimately reach 45% annually.
Michigan Awarded $1.65M Hereditary Cancer Grant By CDCThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Lifecourse Epidemiology and Genomics Division has received a $1.65 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funds will be used to increase screening for family cancer history, and the use of genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer syndromes over the next three years.
A Michigan Man Has Been Charged With Murder Using A CrossbowA 20-year-old man from Grant, Michigan has been charged in the fatal crossbow shooting of an acquaintance.
$2.3 Million Grant To Fund Habitat Restoration On Detroit River IslandsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is awarding $2.3 million to restore habitats in the Stony Island upper bay, off Grosse Ile Township.
Mayor Delivers First Post-Bankruptcy Address: Announces New HUD Loan ProgramMayor Mike Duggan announced a new HUD program to grant loans to low income homeowners who want to make home improvements.
Flint Schools Make Payroll Thanks To Last-Minute GrantInterim Superintendent Larry Watkins says the money was released from the state and hit the Flint School District's books on Monday.
City Of Detroit To See Portion Of Lead Abatement AidThirty-nine state and local agencies are getting $112 million under several programs designed to reduce the risk of lead exposure to children and families.
New Program Aids Transition From Prison To Productivity A new grant is allowing some homeless to get off the street and into a new apartment.