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The East Lansing City Council will hear from the public about the ideas being considered to deal with a large budget shortfall tonight.

The legislature is once again at odds with the governor. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports this time it’s over what to do about the new federal tax law.

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The state treasurer says caution should be the watchword as the Legislature develops plans to deal with a glitch in the federal tax overhaul. If they don’t that glitch could cost Michigan taxpayers more in state income taxes.

As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, there are differences among Republicans on what should happen next.

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Michigan's tax revenue projections have changed little since eight months ago, meaning Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers are seeing no big surprises as they prepare to work on the next state budget.


Lawmakers at the state Capitol are gearing up for a fight over the so-called “prevailing wage.” Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports.