Tag: budget

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”

State Budget Update

There is some good news on the budget front. Two items the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance has been tracking are earning early victories as the budget debate moves forward toward its June 1st deadline. Rural Hospital Funding: Recently, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Community… Continue Reading “State Budget Update”

Snyder Budget Recommendation Overall A Win for NM Business

Last week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder unveiled his proposed budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Below is a brief summary of some of the budget highlights: $322 million increase to K-12 budget. $150 million in additional foundation allowance, which would be $111 more per… Continue Reading “Snyder Budget Recommendation Overall A Win for NM Business”

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