One in four local government officials around Michigan say the roads and bridges in their jurisdictions are in poor condition. But there appears to be little agreement among those same officials on how to generate the billions of dollars needed to repair that infrastructure.
Those are among the findings in a new survey out of the University of Michigan.
ReWorking Michigan examines our evolving economy, as the people of the Great Lakes State explore new ways to make a living and build a future.
Today, our reWorking Michigan Monday report looks at Michigan’s “STEP” program. That’s short for State Trade and Export Promotion. The initiative uses federal dollars to help Michigan companies with fewer than 500 employees enter or expand into the export market. The funding helps businesses pay for things like overseas trade missions and foreign language translation services.