Whitmer unveils $62B budget with boosts for education, environment, safety net

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday proposed a $61.9 billion budget for the 2021 fiscal year starting Oct. 1, with significant boosts for K-12 education, environmental protection and safety net programs. Among her notable initiatives, Whitmer proposes to wipe out school lunch debt for Michigan students, offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave for state employees … Continue reading Whitmer unveils $62B budget with boosts for education, environment, safety net