A lawsuit says Michigan is short-changing local governments $4 billion dollars a year. If it succeeds, it would blow a giant hole in the state budget and send legislators and state budget officials scrambling to find a fix.
The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on a lawsuit that could seriously affect the Michigan state budget.
Former state House Speaker Curtis Hertel is being remembered today as a leader whose willingness to compromise helped lead to a historic overhaul of how Michigan pays for public schools. He died over the weekend at the age of 63.
The MIchigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on the passing of former Michigan House Speaker Curtis Hertel.