$29M Spending Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

Lawmakers in Lansing sent a nearly $29 million spending bill to the governor’s desk.

The supplemental budget measures won final legislative approval.

In it, money to combat lead in drinking water systems and to investigate sexual assaults by clergy.

Three million dollars would go to public health services, as the state implement’s the country’s strictest lead-in-water rules.

That’s in the wake of Flint’s water crisis.

The measure also includes $635,000 for the state attorney general’s criminal investigating of abuse by catholic priests.

As well as $5 million to help the state implement the legalization of recreational marijuana.