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Dingell Secures Over $36 million for Michigan’s 12th District in FY2023 Government Funding Bill

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the FY2023 omnibus appropriations package includes $36,447,419 for 15 community projects throughout Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. Dingell’s community project funding will directly invest in efforts to protect the environment, develop and distribute clean energy, increase access to affordable housing and health care, and support workforce development.

“With this federal funding, we’re supporting the local leaders and organizations in our cities and towns who work every day to strengthen our communities and improve the lives of those who live and work here. From Downriver to Ann Arbor to Dearborn, $36 million for 15 critical projects in the 12th district will go a long way and help a lot of people,” Rep. Dingell said. “Whether it’s Garrett’s Space, which provides a safe and stable environment for young people struggling with mental health challenges, or the Great Lakes Water Authority PFAS Compounds Remediation Project, which is helping remove forever chemicals from our environment, the recipients of these well-deserved funds are making a significant difference for the residents of Southeast Michigan.”

Dingell’s funded community projects funding requests for fiscal year 2023 include the following:

  • $2,500,000 for the Carbon Neutral Ann Arbor
  • $1,000,000 for the City of Dearborn, MI for a training program for women who have been underrepresented in the workforce
  • $500,000 for the Community Action Network, Ann Arbor, MI for educational and social-emotional services to achieve self-sufficiency
  • $4,100,000 for the Construction Funding for Gap and Intersection Improvements for the Downriver Linked Greenways Trail System
  • $703,700 for the Downriver Community Conference, Southgate, MI for skills training, job placement, and supportive services
  • $4,000,000 for the Garrett’s Space Residential Center (“Center”)
  • $3,452,972 for the Great Lakes Water Authority for a PFAS Compounds Remediation Project
  • $1,850,000 for the Homeless Shelter System in Out-Wayne County
  • $865,775 for the Pennsylvania Road Grade Separation
  • $750,000 for the Public Streets Rehabilitation Project
  • $750,000 for the Technology Improvements for Downriver Mutual Aid Consortium
  • $3,452,972 for the Township of Grosse Ile for Upgrades to the Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • $2,522,000 for the Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI for an electric battery and charging station program, including equipment
  • $3,000,000 for the Water Street Site Remediation
  • $7,000,000 for the Ypsilanti Transit Center Design and Construction
Read more about Dingell’s community project funding requests here. 
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