Michigan tax revenue


A new report from the Citizens Research Council of Michigan asks if some state spending is being protected at the expense of being able to set budget priorities. 

New spending targets reflect revenue projections showing less money than originally expected for the state

Lawmakers will have to revise budgets adopted by each chamber

Governor Snyder wants one-time infusion of revenue to go into state's rainy day fund or to pay for road and bridge repairs

Total revenues will still be slightly lower in 2012-13 than they were in 2011-12