Tag Archives: Budget

Winter conditions inflict lasting budgetary problems

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Exceptionally harsh winter conditions from this year will continue to impact county road commissions as the weather warms up.
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Saginaw Public Schools awaits word on deficit elimination plan

The state has given the struggling Saginaw School District a new deadline to approve and submit a viable deficit elimination plan.
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AARP to lawmakers: Use surplus to help seniors

It’s the billion-dollar question: what to do with the state’s budget surplus, and advocates for seniors say the answer is to ease the burden older Michiganders have been carrying since being hit with a series of tax hikes in 2011.

According to Lisa Dedden Cooper, manager of advocacy for ARRP Michigan, using the budget surplus to reverse some of that damage would have a ripple effect through the state’s economy.
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Report: MI Can’t Tax Its Way To the Top

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMichigan lawmakers are being urged to think differently, in a new report about how best to stimulate the state’s economy and move away from the legacy of budget cuts and tax breaks for businesses.
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