Michigan budget

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Citizens Research Council of Michigan President Eric Lupher says a 20% reduction in a budget of $10-billion can sound kind of abstract. But he says it helps to think about what that money is spent on in Michigan.


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State Representative Jon Hoadley says anyone who think it’s OK to discriminate against LGBT people should be disqualified from holding office in the state. The Kalamazoo Democrat says voters will have a chance to make their voice heard on the issue next year.


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(MPRN-Lansing) The final version of the state’s $56 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 is on its way to Republican Governor Rick Snyder. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The latest version of changes to the state’s teacher retirement plan passed full chamber votes Thursday. This came after major changes were announced late Tuesday and received committee hearings early Wednesday morning. 

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