Michigan Report for Friday, October 2, 2015

State To Contribute $1M As Part Of Flint Water Fix

In the short term, Flint residents will have access to water filters, some purchased with state funds, and in the longer term the city will be improving its corrosion controls to keep lead out of water supplies, state and city officials said Friday in unveiling a plan to address recent water safety concerns in the city.

Moving Flint back to getting water from the Detroit Water and Sewerage System is also still on the table for both state and local officials but will require negotiations, both sides said.


House 80th Race Between Storey, Whiteford, Gamrat

While it is still believed a long shot for former Rep. Cindy Gamrat to come out of the House 80th District special election primary, the possibility is still there with an eight-person field.


19-Year MPSERS Error Results In $112M Refund To Seven Universities

The recent discovery of an error in how the state calculated payments to the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System from seven universities prompted a $112 million refund to those schools.

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