lost decade http://michiganradio.org en State government has more money to spend (but should it?) http://michiganradio.org/post/state-government-has-more-money-spend-should-it <p>Budget officials were briefed Monday&nbsp;on how Michigan&rsquo;s economic recovery is shaping up, and what that means for the state budget. The news was mostly good &ndash; it appears there&rsquo;s another $430&nbsp;million&nbsp;available to help balance the budget.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;Now that it&rsquo;s agreed Michigan&rsquo;s economy is improving and there&rsquo;s more revenue, the arguments have started about how to use that money.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 May 2011 22:39:17 +0000 Rick Pluta 2522 at http://michiganradio.org State government has more money to spend (but should it?)