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State Budget Goes To Governor, But He May Want More

June 5, 2013



State lawmakers have finished work on the bulk of the 2014 budget, sending it to Governor Rick Snyder. It includes more money for local governments and maintains state film incentives at current levels. But it doesn't include some of the governor's big items, such as expanding Medicaid for thousands of Michigan residents who are uninsured. WDET's Pat Batcheller talked with Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta about what's in the budget, and what's not. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.