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Karoub Report – July 2021

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: August 2, 2021


Michigan’s longest serving United States Senator Carl Levin passed away on July 29th at the age of 87; Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed HB 4421, the $4.4 billion supplemental spending bill that
appropriated the federal elementary and secondary school emergency relief (ESSER) funds to school districts. She also signed off on a historic K-12 budget, HB 4411, which is valued at over
$17 billion and eliminates the nearly three decade old per-pupil funding gap; After quite a legal ordeal, the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act has officially been repealed; Gov. Whitmer raised a record $8.5 million for the current fundraising period and now has $10 million cash on hand for her upcoming reelection campaign. Her five Republican challengers include former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, Kalamazoo Chiropractor Garrett Soldano, Oakland County pastor Ralph Rebant II, Tudor Dixon from Norton Shores, who hosts a conservative online new show, and Ryan Kelley, an Ottawa County real estate broker; The Canadian government announced its plan to open their borders to vaccinated U.S. citizens on Aug. 9, 2021.

For more information on these and other legislative issues, click on the July 2021 Karoub Report below.


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