GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Gov. Jennifer Granholm has traveled to west Michigan to ask school officials to help convince lawmakers to raise more money for education.
The Democratic governor stopped in Muskegon and Grand Rapids on Friday, one day after ordering a $127 per student cut to funding that will take effect later this year unless revenue is found to avoid it.
LANSING, MI – Ingham county health officials hope to deplete their initial supply of H1N1 vaccine Saturday. The department has about 3,500 doses ready for its first public vaccination clinic on South Cedar street in Lansing. Doctor Dean Sienko is Ingham County Medical Director. He says Saturday's clinic is only for county residents at high risk for the disease. Those groups are:
LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm has increased the pressure on the Legislature to raise more money for schools. She says a growing shortfall in the School Aid Fund will require an additional cut to schools of $127 per pupil.
The new cut would bring the total loss to schools in this budget to almost $300 for every student.