Michigan Rep. Introduces African American ‘Reparations’ Bill – wbckfm.com – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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On January 18, 2022, State Representative Cynthia A. Johnson from Michigan’s 5th House District introduced House Bill 5673. A bill in which she and her co-sponsors would like to spend $1,500,000,000 dollars on Racial Equity and Reparations for African Americans in Michigan.  The bill would:

“make, supplement, and adjust appropriations for various state departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022; to provide for certain conditions on appropriations; and to provide for the expenditure of the appropriations.”

This bill currently has the following co-sponsors who are all Democrats: Yousef Rabhi, Brenda Carter, Shri Thanedar, Felicia Brabec, Tyrone Carter, Rachel Hood, Karen Whitsett, Jewell Jones, Tenisha Yancey.

The bill is tie barred to House Bill 5674 which would establish:

“the racial equity and reparations fund in the department of treasury; to provide for the expenditure of money from the fund; and to prov

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