After a three-year political struggle over spending authority, state lawmakers approved a plan with little fanfare.
Though COVID-19 has slowed tourism, the state’s effort is continuing: “This infrastructure is going to be needed for decades to come.”
A political dispute has prevented the Tar Heel State from awarding any funds from its Volkswagen settlement share.
Michigan has the potential to be the center of a 21st century automotive industry powered by electricity, writes Laura Sherman of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council.
A coalition of environmental groups and the state’s largest cities say all of the money should go toward electrification.