October 2000
State Transportation Commission Approves Funding List for Build Michigan III Program Economic Development to be Assisted by More Than $900 Million in Road Projects

Governor John Engler today announced that the statewide list of projects being funded by the Build Michigan III program has been finalized by the State Transportation Commission.

FIP Caseload Decreases Once Again, Lowest since 1970Governor John Engler today announced that the Family Independence Program's (FIP) September caseload was 67,840 the lowest it has been since February 1970.
Engler: Michigan's Unemployment Rate Remains Below National Rate for 66th Consecutive Month. September Jobless Rate Drops to 3.7 percentGovernor John Engler today announced that Michigan's unemployment rate in September dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.7 percent compared to August's rate of 3.8 percent.

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