Detroit wants nearly $2.5B to fix infrastructure, bridge digital divide and expand services

Depending on how much federal funding Detroit can persuade the state to funnel from President Joe Biden’s $1.2-trillion infrastructure law, the Barton-McFarland neighborhood resident said she wants more to go toward public lighting and efforts to prevent illegal dumping at sites primed for new industrial use. Those are on her wish list — city leaders are working on their own — as Detroiters wait on various federal dollars and eye the city’s biggest needs.

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