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State Budget

A tire destroyed by a pothole in metro Detroit. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Michigan Lawmakers Approve $215 Million For Roads

It’s almost a done deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Potholes go curb-to-curb across E. Grand Blvd. at Chene, alongside I-94.  (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder And Legislators Agree On $200M For Road Repairs

Half of that money is planned to be set to local communities in the new future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

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Lawmakers Clash On Roads Money, Insurance Tax Hole

Legislators in the Michigan House want to set aside $115 million more for road projects than their counterparts in the Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding ‘Misinformation’

Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is “misinformation” over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2014

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Tax Rebate, Cut Considered As State Has Extra $1B To Play With

Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers have nearly $1 billion more than expected when crafting Michigan’s next budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2014

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Michigan Senators Eye Rainy Day Fund For Dredging

GOP state Senators want to use $30 million from the state’s rainy day fund to dredge Great Lakes harbors grappling with record-low water levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Michigan Budget Includes $2M For Automation Alley

The Michigan state budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, signed last week by Gov. Rick Snyder, includes a $2 million provision for Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2012

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New State Budget Get Mixed Reviews Along Party Lines

There will be no shutdown of state government this year as state lawmakers have put the finishing touches on this year’s budget, about three months ahead of the deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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Mich. Expects About $300M More In Budget Revenue

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Snyder Defends Education Spending Amid Criticism From Democrats

Gov. Snyder contends that he is increasing state support for education but the Senate Democratic leader strongly disagrees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

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