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 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

(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

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:


Michigan Officials Meet To Project Size Of Budget

Michigan officials have an idea of how much money is available for the next state budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

Michigan Faces Economic Uncertainty With Fiscal Cliff Deal Delayed

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill face a Monday night deadline to reach a budget agreement before steep tax increases and spending cuts begin to take effect Jan. 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2012

State Legislators Tackle Public Education Budget

State legislators met with school officials in Lansing to discuss budget issues and divert the idea of emergency financial managers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012