Michigan Budget Plan

Radical change may be coming to Michigan’s state budget.

Governor Rick Synder says his budget director, John Nixon, will present a two–year spending plan later this month that will address a $1.5 billion deficit.

They say some programs will be eliminated and others will be reduced.

Some areas being looked into include the Department of Corrections as well as state and school employee retiree health care.

Snyder unveiled his Citizen’s Guide to Michigan’s Fiscal Health that’s

designed to be a transparent and easily understood balance sheet of state finances – how much money is coming in and where it’s going out.