State Budget


Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed a $62.7 billion-dollar state budget just before the new fiscal year begins Thursday. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s budget chief and the Legislature’s Republican appropriations chairs announced they’re close to a final budget deal before the October 1st deadline.

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Action on the state’s budget is expected to pick up this week.

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Michigan’s new budget attempts to tackle the shortage of employees in the state’s prisons.

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Governor Rick Snyder gave his final budget proposal today to mixed reviews. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle found things they did and didn’t like in Snyder’s plan for state spending in the fiscal year that starts in October.