Just 17 days before the start of the next fiscal year, Michigan’s leaders decide on next year’s allocations.
Michiganders need health care during the pandemic, greater access to resources, and safe educational options. But this lawmaker blames the budget deficit on life-saving efforts.
A combination of Gov. Whitmer’s leadership and good luck made it possible for the state’s budget to shape up far better than expected.
With a deadline looming, Michigan's budget falls $6 billion short. It could ease budget shortfalls, if Congress cooperates.
With the state facing a $6.3 billion revenue hole, Gov. Whitmer is waiting on aid from Congress and President Trump. Even if they don’t cooperate, Whitmer will still prioritize the needs of Michigan schools.
Michigan's budget will be thrown way out of balance by the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is leading by example by taking a pay cut.
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