Category Archives: EVIP

February 7, 2020

Whitmer Administration Pitches FY21 Budget Proposal

In addition to the League's official media statement in response to the Governor's budget presentation yesterday, here are some of the more critical details for League member communities: The Governor's Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget utilizes $11 billion in General Fund…
October 1, 2019

State Budget Battle Goes Into Overtime

As expected, following the Legislature's movement of budget bills that the Administration had not signed off on, Governor Whitmer responded aggressively to the legislative spending proposal by issuing 147 separate line items vetoes within the 16 departmental budget bills she signed. …
June 12, 2018

Legislature Wraps Up Action on State Budget

Late this afternoon, both chambers completed action on the state's omnibus budget bill for the coming fiscal year.  Senate Bill 848 combined each of the departmental conference reports that had been approved over the course of the past week.  Included…
April 17, 2018

Revenue Sharing Cuts Outlined in Initial House/Senate Budget Plans

As the Legislature returned from their Spring Recess last week, initial subcommittee action on all but two Senate-originated budgets was completed.  Each of the budget subcommittee reports are now awaiting action before their respective full Appropriations committees - The Senate…
February 7, 2018

Governor Presents Final Budget Recommendation

Governor Snyder presented the FY2019 state budget to a joint hearing of the House and Senate Appropriations committees Wednesday morning.  Matching his tone following January's consensus revenue estimating conference and his comments about spending restraint during the recent State of…
November 6, 2017

Financial Dashboard Grant Details Released by Treasury

Local units of government that purchase financial forecasting and transparency reporting tools through one of the State of Michigan’s approved vendors, Munetrix or Forecast5, can now apply for a partial reimbursement. All cities, villages, townships and counties that enter into…
August 30, 2017

Treasury Announces Grants for Financially Distressed Communities

Treasury released the following information this morning regarding grant dollars available through Treasury's financially distressed city, village and township program: Cities, villages and townships experiencing financial struggles can now apply for a grant to help fund special projects and free…
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