State board OKs $625M in spending transfers, Whitmer invites GOP leaders to budget meeting Thursday

Just hours after cutting almost $1 billion from the GOP-led $59 billion Fiscal Year 2020 budget, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took the rare step of using administrative power to transfer funds within state departments.  In a small, packed conference room on Tuesday morning, Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist and key allies like Attorney General Dana Nessel … Continue reading State board OKs $625M in spending transfers, Whitmer invites GOP leaders to budget meeting Thursday