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State spending plans are moving swiftly through the legislature.  A number were voted on last week, many of them with deep cuts from what the governor asked for.  


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With the start of the new calendar year, Ann Arbor city council is preparing for a new fiscal year budget that begins July 1st. 

Eastern Michigan University
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Eastern Michigan University announced layoffs and other cuts to help balance its 2017 fiscal year budget


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The Republican-controlled Michigan House is asking Congress to convene a constitutional convention requiring that the federal budget be balanced.  

A resolution approved 77-32 Thursday would join Michigan with around 20 other states that have called for a balanced budget convention. Thirty-four states are needed to convene the convention, and 38 would have to ratify the convention's proposal to go into effect.