LANSING, Mich., July 1, 2022 — The Michigan House of Representatives passed a budget that includes significant investments in education, local government services and the economy. Specifically, the state budget allocates over $250 million in mental health resources for Michigan students and increases local revenue sharing by 6 percent. In response, state Rep. Padma Kuppa (D-Troy) issued the following statement in support of the budget’s passage:

“This budget is not only an investment in our schools and students’ well-being but an investment in Michigan’s communities and economic future. By ensuring local governments have the resources to provide essential services and increasing infrastructure funding, I was happy that we negotiated a budget that ensures the people of Troy and Clawson have a budget that puts them and their families first.”