Commissioner Veronica Klinefelt Calls for Further Clean Drinking Water Investments for Michigan
Klinefelt joins other Michigan leaders in calling for clean water investments as Governor Whitmer signs new legislation that will provide nearly $2 billion in critical water infrastructure needs, including replacing lead pipes and helping communities tackle toxic contaminants.
By Main Street Sentinel Staff
Earlier this year, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the Building Michigan Together Plan into law, ensuring that millions of Michigan families will have access to clean drinking water.
Macomb County Commissioner Veronica Klinefelt is voicing her support for investments in clean drinking water for Michigan, following the passage of the plan, which provides almost $2 billion in funding for critical clean water investments, including $712 million for clean water initiatives to address storm and wastewater, $325 million to replace lead service lines, and $55 million to help communities tackle toxic contaminants like PFAS.
Klinefelt, who is running for Michigan State Senate, is currently serving her second term on the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, where she represents residents of Eastpointe, Grosse Pointe Shores, St. Clair Shores and Warren. She previously served as a member of the Eastpoint City Council, where worked to update and improve infrastructure, including crumbling pipes.