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Sat Jun 24, 2017, 01:47 AM

11 highlights of $56.5B Michigan budget headed to Snyder's desk

LANSING The Michigan Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a $56.5-billion state budget, sending it to Republican Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature.

The budget package for 2018 includes $39.9 billion to cover most state government operations and $16.6 billion for education spending, covered in a separate piece of legislation.

The bills passed mostly along party lines, by votes of 26-11 and 23-14, respectively.

"These two bills are the product of more than four months of work," said Sen. Dave Hildenbrand, R-Lowell, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Read more: http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/06/22/michigan-senate-gives-final-passage-56-5-billion-state-budget/420025001/

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