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.
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.
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.
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.
Michigan lawmakers are going to miss their self-imposed June 1 deadline to complete the 2012-13 state budget because Republicans can’t agree on how to split up $36 million in university funding.
As much as half of Inkster’s police force could be cut under a budget passed Thursday night by the City Council.
It remains to be seen how Detroit’s cost-cutting measures will affect basic public services, but there’s a good chance residents will be asked to step in to fill some of the gaps.
Michigan’s budget will have about $300 million more this year than predicted in January, a combination of higher-than-expected tax payments and fewer people receiving Medicaid and welfare benefits, according to state economists.
Michigan’s House and Senate fiscal agencies have come out with their revenue estimates for the 2012-2013 fiscal year – and the news isn’t all good.
The cuts could reportedly be coming soon as the state is pressuring the district to cut $15 million from the budget.