Michigan budget

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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers are set to take final votes this week on the state budget.

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(MPRN-Lansing) Budget talks are wrapping up at the state Capitol. As part of the discussion, lawmakers are looking to cut Michigan’s $50 million film incentive program in half. 

Lansing — Smokers and drinkers paid more taxes last year than Michigan companies paid in net business income taxes — a new development that's likely to inflame a raging legislative debate about the fairness of the state's tax code. (Detroit News)

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The state House could approve its budget priorities as soon as this week. Democrats held events on Monday to criticize one item that would fund a controversial deal allowing the state Senate to move its offices to an upscale building next to the Capitol in downtown Lansing. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) In one of many concessions to the budget crisis of the 1990s, the state Capitol in Lansing was closed to the public on weekends. Now, almost 20 years later, finances have improved, and the historic building will re-open to visitors on Saturdays. 

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