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Michigan is entering the fourth year of slow improvements in the economy even though job growth slowed down in 2012. That’s the word from economists who spoke at a conference Friday at the state Capitol.

Michigan May Be Short Revenue For Next Budget

Jan 3, 2013
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Michigan's government may close last budget year with $1.2 billion on hand, but it will be needed to balance the current budget.

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Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero calls it his "most serious and important endeavor."   He’s referring to last week's appointment of 15 prominent business and civic leaders to tackle the city's chronic budget deficits.

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State funding for Medicaid could take a big hit this year.