Month: March 2015

Budget Update As Spring Recess Begins

Michigan’s House and Senate said “no” recently to two tax increases proposed by Gov. Rick Snyder in his FY 2015-2016 state budget, and also made changes in some other key areas of the budget for business interests in northern Michigan. The legislature will not… Continue Reading “Budget Update As Spring Recess Begins”

Community Health Budgets Begin To Move With Alliance Priorities Intact

The Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance was notified today that both the House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees for the Community Health budget plan on voting out their budget proposals to the full appropriations committee early the week of March 23rd. The Alliance had previously testified… Continue Reading “Community Health Budgets Begin To Move With Alliance Priorities Intact”

Hits and Misses in Snyder Budget

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced his budget priorities for FY 2015-2016. The Governor presented a total budget of $54 billion, and announced projected revenues of $9.7 billion to the state’s general fund, and $12.3 billion in the School Aid Fund (SAF) for… Continue Reading “Hits and Misses in Snyder Budget”

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