Michigan Legislature Approves State Budget

7:45 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Michigan Legislature Approves State Budget

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Money includes some one-time road money, but larger deal on infrastructure not reached before summer break
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan House on Thursday approved a $37.5 billion general government budget for fiscal year 2015, sending the measure on for Senate consideration before it reaches the desk of Gov. Rick Snyder. The budget, which represents a 11.6 percent spending increase over the current year, includes significant funding increases for several departments.