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Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

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

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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

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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

Solar light in Highland Park. (WWJ/Florence Walton)

Activist Helps Flip The Switch On Darkened Highland Park Street

Budget problems forced the city of Highland Park to lose two-thirds of its street lights but some people refuse to be left in the dark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

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Macomb County Services Could Shut Down If Board Doesn’t Approve Budget

“I think they’re looking to have a form of government that, I guess, mirrors that in Wayne County and that is not what we’re accepting here in Macomb County,” Executive Mark Hackel said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2012

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Officials Say New County Budget Could Endanger Law Enforcement

It’s unclear how cuts will be made in individual departments, but Napoleon requested $105 million to run his department, including jails, and was given $85 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2012

Grand Valley State University's main campus in Allendale. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

GVSU Sets Budget, Tuition Increase

Grand Valley State University’s Board of Trustees approved the university’s 2012-13 budget at its July 13 meeting, including a 3.6 percent tuition increase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

Protest Organizer Lyn Thomas (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroit Neighbors Protest Firehouse Closure

Community members say there has been a rash of fires recently and they will fight to keep this essential service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

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Detroit Schools Set Hearing On $784M Budget

The public is getting a chance to comment on the state-managed Detroit Public Schools’ proposed $784 million budget for 2012-13.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

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