Infrastructure is crumbling all over Michigan. Potholes are chewing up cars. collapsing water and sewer lines are eating up houses, and drinking water is compromised in many communities. Where will the money come from to deal with these crises?
On the Federal front, President Trump will unveil his infrastructure proposal today, during Infrastructure Week. His plan is expected to be underwhelming. And on the State side, Michigan has been severely under-funding municipalities for over a decade, hampering their ability to maintain infrastructure.
At Capital Conference, the League will make sure you’re armed with the latest information on this key topic. Our League legislative team plans to cover the federal as well as state infrastructure plans in depth. We also have two breakout sessions dedicated to infrastructure issues:
- Lead and Copper: How the New Proposed Rule Could Affect Your Community
- Smart Technology and Infrastructure: How are they Changing Cities?