Michigan budget

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WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) A battle is heating up in Lansing over the state’s corrections budget. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The Legislature is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars from Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget to leave room for priorities of Republican lawmakers. Some of the biggest reductions are in health and human services, and corrections. 

WMUK

Michigan League for Public Police President Gilda Jacobs says there are a number of encouraging things in Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget. She says probably the most important one is upholding funding for Healthy Michigan Plan, which expands Medicaid


State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget calls for saving and spending, but no new tax cuts to appease Republicans in the Legislature. High schools would get bump in per-student funding and there would be help for schools with rapidly declining enrollments. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Education, public safety, and paying down the long term debt will be Governor Rick Snyder’s top priorities when he unveils his 2018 budget Wednesday. 

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