Budget Cuts

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How Gov. Snyder, Lawmakers Are Filling Michigan’s $412 Million Budget Hole

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday plans to sign mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan’s projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015


Gov. Snyder Prepares For Budget Cuts As Revenue Falls Short

The shortfall of hundreds of millions of dollars is mostly being blamed on businesses cashing in tax credits at a higher rate than expected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2015

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Detroit Students Campaign To Save World-Famous Music Program From Budget Cuts

With kids set to return to class in just over a week, budget cuts could pull the plug on music and arts at a Detroit high school that is world-famous for its performing arts program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

Secondary Job Program Allows Cops ‘Double Duty’

You may start seeing more police on the streets of Detroit because they’re working double duty.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014


Criminals Sympathizing With Plight Of Detroit Cops

Coleman says when some of the criminals saw them take a pay cut they were in shock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Wayne County Executive Says Prosecutor’s Office Has Decreased Workload, Increased Budget

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has made it no secret that she thinks County Exec Bob Ficano needs to do more to help her office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014

Did The Privatization Of Food Service In Michigan Prisons Contribute To Prison Break?

Senator Glenn Anderson says scaling back perimeter patrols was “foolish” — security is weaker because food services have been privatized.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Consultant Recommends Part-Time Detroit City Council, Cutting Staff

Restructuring consultant Conway McKenzie is recommending a part-time Detroit city council, and cutting 78 of the 115 staff members on council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2013

Kym Worthy. (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Prosecutor Sues County In Fight To Stop Criminals From Going Free

Worthy first filed suit against the county to stop a proposed budget cut that would affect her ability prosecute cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Kym Worthy: Warrants On Hold Due To Budget Cuts

The Wayne County Prosecutor says her office is no longer able to handle its caseload — after recent layoffs of dozens of prosecutors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013