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New Michigan Budget May Affect You In Many Ways

The Republican-written spending plan affects many corners of life — from how much it costs to attend a university to how many state troopers patrol the highways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2014

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What Lawmakers Did, Didn’t Do Before Summer Break

Late-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers’ final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2014

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Michigan Has $616 Million Less Than Projected; Tax Cut For Homeowners, Renters Off Table

Budget director John Roberts said the Republican governor’s priorities in coming weeks include securing legislative support for $195 million to help end Detroit’s bankruptcy .

CBS Detroit–05/16/2014

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

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

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

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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