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Michigan Budget

Matt Sledge

Tit-For-Tat On Job Creation Ignores Governors' Limited Powers, Economists Say | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

As GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney visited Michigan on Tuesday, his host, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, walked a delicate line, trying to take c...

Republican Senate Passes Slight Education Spending Increases In State Budget

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

While next year's state budget is headed to the desk of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder months earlier than years prior, the quick pace still hasn't gua...

Michigan Film Industry Incentives Doubled After Last Year's Steep Cuts

Posted 05.24.2012 | Detroit

As Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and leading Republican legislators hammer out a budget for the coming fiscal year, they've made the surprising decision t...

Business Tax Cuts Spell Less State Revenue Going Forward

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.17.2012 | Detroit

Michigan fiscal analysts announced Wednesday the state would draw in millions more dollars in revenue than expected this fiscal year, but the addition...

WATCH: Snyder Set To Reveal Michigan Budget

Posted 02.09.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 3:15 p.m -- Gov. Rick Snyder stressed accountability and efficiency in his Thursday explanation of the fiscal year 2013 budget, from enforcing...

State Officials Agree On Budget Surplus, But Not How To Use It

Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

State budget authorities say things are looking up for Michigan. State Treasurer Andy Dillon, Budget Director John Nixon, Senate Fiscal Agency Dir...

Areas Of Detroit Could Lose Garbage Pickup, Police, Fire Services

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In yet another sign of growing fiscal problems for states and municipalities, Detroit may be cutting key services in certain portions of the city, th...

Michigan Students Decry Budget Cuts

The Michigan Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Between 300 and 400 students from public universities across Michigan rallied in Lansing yesterday to show state representatives and senators their co...

Why States Like Michigan Are Failing

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

How does our state rebuild when a quarter or a third of our citizens don't receive the help they need from the state so they can get a job, see a doctor, stay in school, keep their homes or eat dinner tonight?

How Obama Will Keep Michigan Blue in 2010

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

If the Republicans win the governorship here, the national media will trumpet that as an Important Trend. And a sign of the president's impending doom in 2012.

State Budgets: Times Are Tough All Over

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan J. Demas

When we're taxing candy, brothels and pot, we know our states are having difficulty balancing the budget.