Rep. Albert, the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, talks about Wednesday’s House vote to restore $650 million in COVID assistance for Michigan’s school kids and small businesses that was vetoed by Governor Whitmer Tuesday.
The Michigan House, led by Appropriations Chair Thomas Albert, today finished approving its budget plan to continue the state’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and move the state forward to a brighter future.
Rep. Thomas Albert, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, today led the panel’s approval of the first pieces of a broad $13 billion plan to provide relief from the COVID-19 pandemic while laying the foundation for a brighter future in Michigan.
Rep. Thomas Albert today said an advancing House budget plan invests in students and other priorities needed to help Michigan thrive – even if the economy wobbles as the state transitions from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rep. Thomas Albert, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, today said the Flint water settlement should be paid all at once – which is exactly what would happen under terms of a supplemental budget bill pending in the Michigan House.