Corridor Funding Gets A Boost

September 2004
Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/13/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 38, p10
This article reports that the Life Sciences Corridor of Michigan will see double the amount of funding that was originally proposed for 2005, according to a budget agreement worked out earlier this month. Governor Jennifer Granholm had originally earmarked $15 million for the biotechnology and health sciences initiative, but that figure was bumped to $30 million on September 2, 2004. State Sen. Gerald Van Woerkom, announced last week that long-term budget stability and job creation are vital to improving Michigan's economic outlook.


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