SW Michigan

6:24 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Increase in State Revenue for Local Governments Moves Forward

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Amount approved is less than had been requested by Governor Rick Snyder
Lansing Michigan counties, cities and townships will see their state revenue sharing increase nearly 3 percent next year under an agreement a House-Senate conference committee approved Monday. More of the states budget picture emerged as lawmakers on the committee approved a total revenue sharing budget of nearly $1.3 billion as part of next years allotment for general government.
6:15 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Kellogg Foundation to Pay $350,000 For Arena Improvements

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Nearly $3.5-million has been allocated by city government and philanthropic groups to upgrade Kellogg Arena over five years
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will contribute $350,000 for upgrades at Kellogg Arena as the facility undergoes millions of dollars in repairs. Ted Dearing, the arena's general manager, said the grant will go toward new equipment and building technology that will allow the facility to book more events and help create a "critical mass" downtown.
6:12 am
Tue June 10, 2014

New Scoreboard for University Arena

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Athletic Director Kathy Beauregard says work should be completed in Fall
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Get ready to see yourself at Western Michigan University basketball and volleyball games this fall. After a long delay because of a lack of funding, WMU athletic director Kathy Beuaregard confirmed the school will be installing a new video replay scoreboard at University Arena in Read Fieldhouse.
WMU Board
6:06 am
Tue June 10, 2014

WMU Trustees to Meet, Set Tuition and Budget

Bernhard Center - file photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University Trustees are expected to set tuition for the next school year when they meet on Tuesday. 

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7:23 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Building Projects at Colleges and Universities Move Ahead Without State Funding

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Public universities turn to private donors, while community colleges seek millage increases from voters
The next year and a half is shaping up to be a busy period for higher education building projects. That's because West Michigan colleges and universities say they have more than $335 million in new construction, expansion and renovation projects planned and approved through 2015.
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