Michigan budget

1:12 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

$971-million budget surplus projected for Michigan

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Estimate is $325-million in ongoing revenue with the rest in one-time appropriations
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and state lawmakers are looking at $971 million in new one-time and ongoing revenue as they begin work on the next fiscal budget, setting the stage for a debate over possible tax cuts, rebates or new investments.
9:11 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Michigan Budget Director says shutdown costing $18-million a day

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Federal funding comprises 40% of state's total budget
LANSING -- The shutdown of the federal government will cost the state of Michigan $18 million a day, the state's budget director said Tuesday afternoon. Director John Nixon held a news conference to discuss the impact of the federal shutdown on the state Tuesday following a conference call between budget officials from all 50 states and the White House Office of Management and Budget.
12:43 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Study finds Michigan cut education spending more than 33 other states since 2008

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Inflation adjusted spending on education is $572 less per student than it was in 2008, according to report
Michigan has cut investment in K-12 schools by 9 percent since 2008, a deeper cut than 33 other states, according to a report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a nonpartisan policy research organization based in Washington, D.C.
7:28 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Snyder signs budget, says spending plan is "very solid"

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$9.4-billion general fund budget up 2.2% from last year
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder today signed a 2013-14 state budget that doesn't address two of his major priorities -- expanded Medicaid coverage and raising over $1 billion in extra revenues for repair and maintenance of state roads and bridges.
Michigan budget
9:24 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Michigan Senate approves budget for next fiscal year

State capitol file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Interview with Tonya Schuitmaker

    

The Michigan Senate approved a budget on Wednesday for the state's next fiscal year. 

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