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The state got an idea Thursday of how much money it could have for the next couple of years. 


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State officials and health care providers called on Washington lawmakers to keep the state’s Medicaid expansion Monday.


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Education, public safety, and paying down the long term debt will be Governor Rick Snyder’s top priorities when he unveils his 2018 budget today. 


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Governor Rick Snyder’s administration and Republicans in the Legislature are at odds over how to pay for the Medicaid program.


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Families of first responders in Michigan can expect to get expanded benefits soon.  Governor Rick Snyder signed the Survivors Benefit Bill Tuesday.


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There’s less money than expected for Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature to put together the next state budget.  There’s also a shortfall in the current fiscal year.  


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The state House is expected to vote today to spend $30 million to help Flint residents with their water bills. 


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Legislation to send more state aid to Flint could move through the state House this week.  


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Governor Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year pays a lot of attention to Flint’s drinking water crisis and the state’s infrastructure shortcomings.