Half of that money is planned to be set to local communities in the new future.
A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.
Snyder is proposing a $52 billion state budget that includes a tax break for moderate-income homeowners and a 6% funding boost for public universities.
The Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.
State House Speaker Jase Bolger isn’t ready endorse a higher sales tax as a solution.
Lawmakers have an extra $700 million to use in finalizing a roughly $49 billion spending plan thanks to better-than-expected tax collections.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (M-DOT) says it will be making repairs on I-94, I-696, I-75 and Woodward Avenue this summer.