Jennifer Conlin Calls for Investment in Michigan’s Public Schools, Roads, Kids
The Washtenaw County native and former journalist joins Governor Gretchen Whitmer and other lawmakers across the state in demanding more money for the state’s schools, roads, and internet accessibility.
By Main Street Sentinel Staff
Former journalist and Washtenaw County native Jennifer Conlin says she wants to invest in Michigan’s infrastructure. The state’s schools need updated air filtering systems, its roads need modernization, and high-speed internet access shouldn’t be out of reach, she says.
Conlin joins other Michiganders, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer, in seeking significant investments in the state’s infrastructure, aligning her calls for action with recent progress made under the Whitmer administration.
The newly-signed Rebuilding Michigan Plan and the Building Michigan Together Plan have made the Governor’s total expenditure on road improvements 70 percent greater than what had been spent in the four years prior to her election; during Whitmer’s tenure, the state has improved over 16,000 lane miles of road and 1,200 bridges.
Conlin, for her part, says she wants to “help residents in their daily lives.”
A Wolverine and a candidate for the state’s House of Representatives, she’s a graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern.