Governor Whitmer

Accepting Applications for a MI Healthy Climate Corps member

Are you or someone you know interested in supporting climate action and exploring a future in Michigan’s growing clean transportation? We are excited to announce that TRU has an open MI Healthy Climate (MHC) Corps position for 2024! This is a full-time compensated service position from March-November. As a member of the MHC Corps, you …

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Transit as a Key Piece to the Population Puzzle

For more info on the Growing Michigan Together Council, view their website: https://growingmichigan.org/ Governor Whitmer appointed the Growing Michigan Together Council to “advise the governor on specific policies to grow Michigan’s population” and “set Michigan up for success in the 21st Century.” The Infrastructure and Places Workgroup is tasked “to propose long-term, sustainable, and equitable …

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TRU Op-Ed in Crain’s Detroit Business: Evidence gives answer to growing Michigan’s population

Crain’s Detroit Business recently published an op-ed written by TRU Director Megan Owens about the Governor’s new Growing Michigan Together Council: While we encourage everyone to pay to support local journalism, if you’re unable to access it behind the paywall, here’s the op-ed content: Opinion: 2 decades of evidence gives governor answer to growing Michigan’s …

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Weigh in on Michigan’s Potential Climate Solutions

Gov. Whitmer’s team is writing Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan and wants to know what you think! RSVP for either of this week’s Listening Sessions to share your ideas, suggestions, priorities, and concerns: Both are hosted by the Climate Office of the Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes, and the Environment. With help from the Michigan …

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