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They want the financial burden shifted back to businesses.
LANSING — Michigan is still catching up after the Great Recession crashed the economy — and for most residents, the 2011 rewrite of the state tax code made things worse, Democratic legislators say. Read More
On May 5, Michigan voters will be called upon to consider a change in the Michigan sales tax law, raising it from 6 to 7 percent. Read More
Despite slashes that could reach $200M, Snyder’s plan does benefit some programs.
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal came on the heels of an executive order that cut $106 million from the current budget, and legislators are now considering slashing $100 million more to address an unexpected deficit. Read More
Community colleges across the region have won a total of $13.95 million in grants from the state — to help close the talent gap for highly technical and in-demand jobs. Read More
The projects are deemed of ‘significant regional economic importance.’
The West Michigan Prosperity Alliance will put up more than $230,000 for five projects in a 13-county region of West Michigan, each deemed to be of “significant regional economic importance.” Read More