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2019 House Bill 4464: Gov. Whitmer’s “Michigan opportunity initiative” scholarship proposal
Introduced by Rep. Sheryl Kennedy (D) on April 16, 2019
To authorize a community college grant program for individuals with a high school diploma or equivalent, with grants in the amount needed to cover tuition and fees for up to 60 credit hours of career-oriented classes at a community college. The bill does not specify a household income or age cap for this benefit. Also, to authorize a university grant program for individuals with household income of $80,000 or less, which would pay up to $2,500 of the amount that is not covered by other scholarships and government aid. This is the “Michigan opportunity initiative” program proposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in her 2018 State of the State address.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on April 16, 2019