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Snyder Signs $49B Budget With Few Line-Item Vetoes

Gov. Rick Snyder signed a nearly $49 billion state budget on Thursday that sets aside more money for fixing deteriorating roads and providing preschool to low-income children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2013


Mich. Legislature Finishes Approving $49B Budget

The $48.7 billion state budget is notable not just for what’s in it but also for what didn’t make the cut — Snyder’s proposed $2.5 billion in new spending for road repairs and health insurance for low-income adults.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2013

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Gov. Snyder, GOP Lawmakers Agree To Budget Targets

Lawmakers have an extra $700 million to use in finalizing a roughly $49 billion spending plan thanks to better-than-expected tax collections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013


Mich. Projected To Get $542M More Than Expected

Michigan could take in $542 million more in revenue than projected four months ago – good news as lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder work to finalize a state budget in coming weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

A view of Houghton, including the Michigan Technological University campus, from Hancock. Matt Roush photo.

Michigan Tech Board of Control Approves Budget, Tuition Rates

Michigan Technological University’s board approved a balanced $172.5 million budget and tuition hikes of 2.9 percent for in-state undergrads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (istockphoto)

Michigan Legislature Starts Passing Budget Plans

Michigan lawmakers are taking significant steps toward passing the next state budget, expected to total about $48 billion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

Latex gloves arrive for Detroit firefighters. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Community Responds To Firefighters’ Plea For Supplies

A group of Detroit Firefighters are thanking the community Sunday morning, after making an urgent plea for latex gloves over the weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2013

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Detroit Mayor Presents $1B Budget To City Council

Bing presented the city’s 2013-14 budget to the City Council, a plan that includes a $4 million reduction for that nine-member body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

Michigan State Police Troopers in riot gear. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Wants More State Police Troopers

Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for additional state funding to put more Michigan State Police troopers on the streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2014 Budget Proposal

The following was provided by the governor’s office: