Rep. Gary Peters Works To Keep Rejected Transit Money In Michigan

12/21/2011 08:20 am ET
  • Troy Patch

One day after Troy Mayor Janice Daniels and other City Council members rejected $8.4 million in federal funding for the Troy transit center, Rep. Gary Peters sent letters to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Gov. Rick Snyder urging them to try to keep the federal transportation money in the Greater Detroit area.

"For Mayor Daniels and Tea Party leaders in Troy to reject federal funding for a Troy transit center is short sighted and will deny economic development opportunities for small business owners in Troy," Peters said.

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