LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – The Michigan Lottery raised more than $1.179 billion for Michigan schools in fiscal year 2020.
This marks the sixth record-setting year in a row for lottery contributions to the School Aid Fund and the second consecutive year that the lottery has generated more than $1 billion for public education in a single fiscal year.
“We continue to find ways to make historic investments in our classrooms in conjunction with the bipartisan budget that I signed last year to make the largest investment in K-12 education in the history of our state without raising taxes,” said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
The governor continued, “The Michigan Lottery’s $1.179 billion contribution in education will add to this record investment to help our students, our teachers, and our communities thrive. For six years in a row, the Michigan Lottery has set records, and I am grateful to the players, retailers, vendors,