Governor Granholm Statement on Cobo

Contact: Liz Boyd 517-335-6397

April 17, 2009

LANSING - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today issued the following statement on Cobo.

"We all agree that an expanded Cobo is vital to keeping the North American International Auto Show and the jobs that go with it.  Today's ruling leaves very few options.  There is no question that any new options will require broad-based support from all the interested parties before there can be any political will in the Legislature for a new funding plan for an expanded Cobo.  Once the mayor and the city council agree on a plan that is acceptable to all of the interested parties, then we will be in a position to move forward."

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