The state’s third largest school district is considering up to $19 million dollars in budget cuts — including teacher layoffs.
The clock is ticking on another temporary spending bill for the federal government.
Michigan’s state supported universities continue to urge lawmakers to reconsider a proposal from Governor Rick Snyder to take a big chunk of money from their budgets.
Jesse Jackson met with local union leaders Thursday planning strategy to fight what they say is an attack on the middle class.
Officials say budget cuts in local communities are forcing the county to take over dog-control services for more and more cities and towns and they have less time to pick up the unwanted cats.
The tax credit approved for the small film project is the first under new guidelines issued last week.
The Snyder administration is stepping up efforts to push for a major business tax cut, along with budget cuts and other reforms.
A bill approved by the US Senate would cut $5.5 million from the state’s MichiganWorks! offices.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s negative job rating has crept up in a new poll, which shows many voters are still making up their minds about the new Republican governor.
State budget reductions proposed last week by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder could cost Michigan Technological University more than $10 million, President Glenn Mroz told the University’s Board of Control at its regular meeting in Houghton Thursday. Mroz reassured them, however, that Michigan Tech is prepared to respond without sacrificing the university’s core values or strategic goals.