LANSING, Mi (Great Lakes News) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new recovery plan Tuesday she says will help reopen the state.

The Michigan COVID recovery plan will use $5 billion in federal funds to provide grants to businesses and school districts.

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Whitmer said she is focused on getting K-12 students back in the classroom, though many private schools across the state have never shutdown and have had little to no COVID-19 transmission.