Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators have $315.4 million more than expected for the current fiscal year that ends Sept.
5 Major Differences Between the House and Senate Budgets:
In anticipation of the annual state budget process, which begins with Gov.
Most people don’t know this, but both branches of the Legislature have nonpartisan fiscal agencies that analyze the economic impact of bills on the Michigan economy.
People who submitted rape testing kits to police in Michigan may soon be able to track its progress with investigators under funding for the program the House approved Tuesday.
Michigan lawmakers have approved a $62.8 million supplemental budget bill that includes spending vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder months ago.
Tax cuts, increased road construction, past economic development incentives and other factors will combine to reduce or divert state revenue by $2 billion annually in just over four years — the equivalent of 20% of Michigan’s general fund account.
Budget pressures mounting from tax credits, spending obligations, and minimal revenue growth