Michigan budget

Gretchen Whitmer news conference
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer holds a COVID-19 news conference. (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
May 28, 2020 - 6:18 pm
The governor said she wants to protect K-12 schools from funding cuts as the state seeks a federal bailout.
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schools money
WWJ News
February 06, 2020 - 1:38 pm
The plan unveiled Thursday would boost overall spending by the state govemment by 3.9%.
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Gretchen Whitmer AP photo
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019 file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a news conference in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/David Eggert File)
WWJ News
November 07, 2019 - 11:42 am
The impasse led her to veto nearly $1 billion in proposed funding.
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© Mandi Wright, Detroit Free Press
WWJ News
September 06, 2019 - 7:58 am
The budget framework would halt a government shutdown.
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potholes highland park
FILE: Potholes in Highland Park (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
April 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Voting along party lines, the Senate panel approved $132 million for roads in the 2020 transportation budget, falling far short of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's call for $1.9 billion per year.
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Photo: Jon Hewett / WWJ
March 14, 2019 - 6:56 pm
“I’m going to need the help of everyone in this room to get this done,” Whitmer said.
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gavel money
May 04, 2018 - 8:10 am
The Senate plan includes a $230 per-pupil increase for school districts.
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