LANSING, Mich. (AP) — On Thursday, Dec. 9, the Michigan Senate approved bills that would boost job-creation and expansion incentives offered to businesses, amid efforts to land unspecified major projects in the auto industry as it shifts to greener technology.
The 27-10 votes came a day after the House approved identical legislation.READ MORE: Here Is The Top 'Should I...' Question Googled In Michigan In 2021, AT&T Reports
Final action will not occur until next week due to legislative rules and because lawmakers were discussing how much funding to put into the newly proposed Strategic Outreach and Attraction Reserve Fund.READ MORE: GM Secures Tax Abatement For Proposed $1.3B Orion Assembly Plant Investment
The measures could give legislators more involvement in deals. That is because they would control when money is transferred from the account into new site readiness and critical industry funds, from which the state’s economic development board could disburse incentives to companies.MORE NEWS: Chief White Says 'There's Reason To Believe' Remains Found In Detroit Belong to Missing Mother Latima Warren
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