Democratic state lawmakers introduce bill to cover college tuition costs

8:30 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Democratic state lawmakers introduce bill to cover college tuition costs

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Democratic lawmakers say eliminating some types of tax credits would pay for plan. Republicans are skeptical.
LANSING, MI - Michigan's Senate Democrats are preparing to formally announce the reintroduction of a proposal they say is aimed at covering the costs of college tuition for state students, primarily by eliminating some types of business tax credits. The leader of the Senate Democrats - Gretchen Whitmer of East Lansing - calls it the Michigan 2020 plan.