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Gov. Snyder Signs Next Michigan Budget Into Law

The $48 billion spending plan for the budget year that starts Oct. 1 is law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

University of Michigan Hospital (University of Michigan photo)

UM Hospitals & Health Centers Report Better Than Expected 2011-12 Results

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

Catholic Nuns (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.


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

Michigan Tech Sets 3.9 Percent Tuition Hike

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012


DPS Budget Calls For Nearly 1,900 Job Cuts, Pay Cut

The proposed Detroit Public Schools budget, which include the closing of nine schools, cuts overall expenditures by $250 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012


Judge Hears Lawsuit Over Detroit Financial Deal

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

Rick Snyder - Dave Bing (Credit: Getty Images)

Bing Demands City Lawyer Drop Lawsuit Opposing Consent Agreement

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2012


Ann Arbor Residents Discuss Federal Budget Deficit

A group of Ann Arbor residents will participate in a federal budget deficit exercise at Monday evening, discussing how they would handle the issue if they had the power to do so.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing meets with City Council in a special session. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Mayor Bing: 4 Days Until Detroit Goes Broke

After an hour-long discussion between Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and City Council, still no decision has been made regarding a controversial lawsuit against the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

education = $ written on blackboard with apple, books

Michigan School District May Sell Trees To Raise Cash

A mid-Michigan school district is considering offer up some big trees it owns near school offices to help plug a $43,000 budget hole.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012