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State Budget Director John Nixon gives the governor a thumbs up at a press conference to announce the House and Senate have completed the state budget five days earlier than the self-imposed deadline of May 31st.  Also pictured left to right are House Appropriations Chair state Rep. Chuck Moss and House Speaker Jase Bolger.  (credit:  Michigan Governor's Office)

State Budget To Be Passed In Record Time

The Michigan Legislature is finalizing Governor Rick Synder’s $47 billion spending plan in record time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2011

Detroit Charter Revision Commission members discuss the Office of the Obudsman. (credit: 2009dcrc.org)

Revised Charter Includes Office Of The Ombudsman

At first it was out, but now the Office of the Ombudsman is back in the final draft of the Detroit Charter Revision Commission’s revised charter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2011


Governor Synder Heads To Wall Street

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is preparing to head to the Big Apple to meet with bond rating agencies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2011


Snyder: Pension Tax Revision Result Of Feedback

Governor Rick Snyder said his Republican plan to exempt some pensions of those 67 and older from state income tax is the result of feedback from the public.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

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Mayor Bing To Present City Council With Budget Plan

Mayor Dave Bing is expected to present another lean budget to Detroit City Council Tuesday, while also unveiling a five-year plan to wipe out a deficit that now stands at about $150-million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2011

Educators: Budget Cuts Will Be Detrimental To Future

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011


Protestors Plan Sleepover At State Capital

A group of protestors plan to sleep outside in cardboard boxes at the state capitol Friday night, in hopes of getting the attention of the Governor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2011

State Remains At Odds Over Snyder’s Proposed Budget

When it comes to the Snyder budget, Republicans are telling legislative Democrats, “if you can find a better budget, propose it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011

Snyder Asked To Reconsider Education Funding Cuts

There is a call in Lansing for Governor Rick Snyder to reconsider his proposed cut to K through 12 funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2011

Brigade To Write Letters, Save MI Film Incentives

Members of Michigan’s entertainment industry put pen to paper Tuesday, for a letter-writing campaign to save the state’s film incentives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011