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.
Community members say there has been a rash of fires recently and they will fight to keep this essential service.
The public is getting a chance to comment on the state-managed Detroit Public Schools’ proposed $784 million budget for 2012-13.
The $48 billion spending plan for the budget year that starts Oct. 1 is law.
When you’re a hospital that’s opening a huge new children’s and women’s hospital, an expansion of your adult emergency department and rolling out a major computer system upgrade, you expect a rough year financially. But the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers did better than expected.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
At a special meeting Thursday, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control approved a general fund budget of $165.5 million for fiscal year 2013, which starts this July 1. Included was a 3.9 percent tuition increase for Michigan resident undergraduates, less than the state’s 4 percent cap.
The proposed Detroit Public Schools budget, which include the closing of nine schools, cuts overall expenditures by $250 million.
An Ingham County judge is holding a hearing on Detroit’s top lawyer’s challenge to a consent agreement between Michigan and the deficit-ridden city.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is now ordering the city’s top lawyer to drop a legal challenge over the city’s consent agreement with the state.