Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Discusses His Proposed State Budget

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Visits the Sunny Morning Show with Walt and Mike August 13 2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder in the SUNNY Studios.

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder checked in on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about some key points in his proposed state budget.

Snyder unveiled his budget plan yesterday to lawmakers in Lansing, signaling the start of the sometimes contentious process to develop a budget for the state.

The Governor focused on his proposals for per-pupil funding for K-12 districts as well as his suggested higher education funding plans for state public universities and community colleges.

Snyder also talked about the announcement that the State and Trinity Services Group have agreed to stop using the private company to feed prisoners when the contract ends this summer.

The State House and Senate will now present their chamber’s respective budget proposals and a final state budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year will be negotiated in committee before going before legislators for approval.

READ GOVERNOR SNYDER’S FULL BUDGET PROPOSAL HERE.

LISTEN IN – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder discusses his proposed state budget.