Activist Helps Flip The Switch On Darkened Highland Park Street Budget problems forced the city of Highland Park to lose two-thirds of its street lights but some people refuse to be left in the dark.
Macomb County Services Could Shut Down If Board Doesn't Approve Budget"I think they're looking to have a form of government that, I guess, mirrors that in Wayne County and that is not what we're accepting here in Macomb County," Executive Mark Hackel said.
Officials Say New County Budget Could Endanger Law EnforcementIt's unclear how cuts will be made in individual departments, but Napoleon requested $105 million to run his department, including jails, and was given $85 million.
GVSU Sets Budget, Tuition IncreaseGrand Valley State University’s Board of Trustees approved the university’s 2012-13 budget at its July 13 meeting, including a 3.6 percent tuition increase.
Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of JulyAmericans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
Detroit Neighbors Protest Firehouse ClosureCommunity members say there has been a rash of fires recently and they will fight to keep this essential service.
Detroit Schools Set Hearing On $784M BudgetThe public is getting a chance to comment on the state-managed Detroit Public Schools' proposed $784 million budget for 2012-13.
Gov. Snyder Signs Next Michigan Budget Into LawThe $48 billion spending plan for the budget year that starts Oct. 1 is law.
UM Hospitals & Health Centers Report Better Than Expected 2011-12 ResultsWhen you're a hospital that's opening a huge new children's and women's hospital, an expansion of your adult emergency department and rolling out a major computer system upgrade, you expect a rough year financially. But the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers did better than expected.
Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan BudgetA group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
Michigan Tech Sets 3.9 Percent Tuition HikeAt a special meeting Thursday, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control approved a general fund budget of $165.5 million for fiscal year 2013, which starts this July 1. Included was a 3.9 percent tuition increase for Michigan resident undergraduates, less than the state's 4 percent cap.
DPS Budget Calls For Nearly 1,900 Job Cuts, Pay CutThe proposed Detroit Public Schools budget, which include the closing of nine schools, cuts overall expenditures by $250 million.
Judge Hears Lawsuit Over Detroit Financial DealAn Ingham County judge is holding a hearing on Detroit's top lawyer's challenge to a consent agreement between Michigan and the deficit-ridden city.
Bing Demands City Lawyer Drop Lawsuit Opposing Consent AgreementDetroit 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.
Ann Arbor Residents Discuss Federal Budget Deficit 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.