taxes

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Big plans in Lansing for tax cuts or paying down debt could be complicated by new budget forecasts. The new numbers show there’s less money than expected for balancing the budget. 

Voters in Kalamazoo have two questions before them on the ballot Tuesday. One is a renewal request for School districts in the Kalamazoo area, another would create a fee on phones to pay for consolidated dispatch.


MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan is the 16th most expensive state when it comes to how much in profits businesses put toward taxes. That’s according to an annual study released Monday. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(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. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) At the state Capitol, Republicans are still trying to come together on a plan to cut Michigan’s income tax rate. 

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