F lint is now in the running to receive a huge piece of the pie and over a billion federal dollars is on the line.
I t's a multi-county effort and Flint is one of the cities anchoring " A dvance Michigan".
Flint is part of several Michigan communities set to receive major federal investments aimed at revitalizing manufacturing.
T he U.S. department of commerce was announced Tuesday the 'Investing in Manufacturing Communities Program.'
G enesee County and 12 other counties in Southeastern Michigan were tapped for the program...and will be able to compete for more than $1.3 billion in federal funding.
F lint mayor Dayne Walling applauding the announcement.
H e says the potential impact is more than 100 jobs per year for the Flint area.
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