While Governor Snyder’s initial budget included a proposed cut to school districts of approximately $300-per pupil, it looks like some relief could be coming soon.
After numerous delays, the state’s business tax and a proposed pension tax could finally get a vote by Lansing lawmakers on Thursday.
Detroit City Council members are accusing Mayor Dave Bing of not giving them the same deficit elimination plan he turned over to the state.
A new report shows that more than 13 percent of Michigan’s bridges, are structurally deficient and should be repaired or replaced, but there isn’t enough federal money to do the job.
Mayor Bing says he and his staff continue to work on the city’s new budget and he says he definitely plans a visit with the governor.
While police are removing union protesters from the Wisconsin Assembly, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder says he remains committed to collective bargaining.
Despite opposition from Michigan residents, the Snyder Administration is continuing to pitch its budget and reform plan.
Some school districts are saying the per-pupil cut in state school aid could be even more drastic that the Governor is leading on.
The fight to control the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department continues.
A proposal to extend the state sales tax to services is being put on hold, for now.