Michigan budget

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) - Economists are predicting a revenue shortfall of about $330 million in the current state budget. They say the main reason is business tax credits that were claimed late last year. 

New Legislature Sworn In

Jan 15, 2015
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(Lansing-MPRN) The 98th session of the Michigan Legislature is underway. The Michigan Constitution sets the beginning of each two-year session as noon on the second Wednesday in January. 

Outlook makes plans for tax cuts less likely

Critics say spending plan spends more on charters and cyber schools

Money includes some one-time road money, but larger deal on infrastructure not reached before summer break