Tag Archives: 2012 Michigan budget

Mass Meeting to Mobilize Washtenaw Co. Against Current Budget Legislation

I know very little about this event and the people behind it, but, given the subject matter, I thought that I’d pass it along. Thursday, March 24 ยท 7:00pm – 9:00pm Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Road Community Room 5577 Whittaker Road Ypsilanti, MI From: Washtenaw County Emergency Taskforce for Economic Justice -Mallorie Kettlehut Patterson […]

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What Ypsi’s leaders will be doing to respond to Snyder’s proposed budget

Last night, I posted something here about Rick Snyder’s proposed budget, and my hope that our City’s leaders were actively working on an aggressive response, perhaps through an organization such as SEMCOG or the Michigan Municipal League. As with our earlier posts on the subject of the budget, it’s led to some good discussion. One […]

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Report indicates that Michigan’s generous film incentives may actually be worthwhile

As we’ve discussed in previous threads, I have issues with Governor Snyder’s proposed budget. There are some things that I’m very much against, like the cuts to K-12 education and the elimination of funding mechanisms for brownfield remediation projects, and there are others that I’m not yet sure about. Among the items in that category, […]

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State Rep. Jeff Irwin on Snyder’s budget

Yesterday, I posted a compilation of comments from MM.com readers on how Governor Snyder’s proposed budget was likely to impact older urban communities like Ypsilanti, and their citizens. In the ensuing discussion, a reader by the name of Edward wondered how our elected officials were planning to respond. Well, we’ve now heard from one of […]

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Rick Snyder’s budget and the impact on cities like Ypsilanti

A couple nights ago, I posted something here about our Governor’s proposed 2012 budget. My impression, as I shared with you, was that, while he was doing some things that were both good and necessary, he was, for the most part, just shifting the economic burden to the local communities, who would be forced to […]

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