headlee amendment Michigan Court Of Appeals Clears Up Local Government Funding Requirements By State By Cheyna Roth • Aug 1, 2019 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org The Michigan Court of Appeals has cleared up some uncertainty about the state’s spending requirements for local governments. Cheyna Roth has more. Listen Listening... / 0:42 Cheyna Roth reports on the Michigan Court of Appeals' ruling on local government spending. Rutledge Wants More Help for Local Governments By Bob Eccles • Jan 16, 2013 A local state legislator says he'll be closely watching Governor Snyder's state-of-the-state address tonight, hoping to hear a plan for more help for struggling local governments. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.