Whitmer vetoes almost $1B in GOP ‘pork barrel’ spending in budget

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed 16 GOP-led budget bills, averting a partial government shutdown, but also handed down $947 million worth of line-item vetoes. Whitmer issued 147 line-item vetoes in Fiscal Year 2020 budgets, the governor’s office said Monday night. That includes $375 million in one-time, General Fund infrastructure spending and $128 million … Continue reading Whitmer vetoes almost $1B in GOP ‘pork barrel’ spending in budget