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How Can Setting a Budget Actually Make You Spend More? — Dollars and Sense

People looking to buy something often set a price limit for themselves. But as new research found, that may not be such a good idea — in fact, budgeting could even make you spend more.

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Snyder Signs Fiscal Year 13 Budget Bills

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Tuesday enacting Michigan's fiscal year 2013 budget, which invests in the governor's key priorities and helps to ensure the state's long term stability. This is the second year in a row that the governor and the legislature have delivered a structurally balanced budget well in advance of the fall deadline

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courtesy Governor Snyder
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State Budget Targets to Provide More for Education, Personal Tax Relief

An agreement on spending targets by the governor  and legislative leaders adds funding to the budget recommendation for fiscal year 2013, with the bulk of the new funding slated for K-12 education and a reduction in personal income taxes

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Union Labor Agreements with City of Flint Pass after Votes

Flint's Emergency Manager Michael Brown announced today that labor agreements have been affirmed by a vote of the membership of the Flint Police Captains and Lieutenants Union, the Flint Police Sergeants Union, and the Flint Firefighters Union

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Emergency Mgr to Present Council with 2013 Budget

Flint's Emergency Manager Michael Brown has scheduled  a meeting with the Flint City Council to present the Fiscal Year 2013 budget.

The meeting will be held on Monday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers

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Snyder’s FY 2013 Budget Attempts to Address Public Safety

In the Wall Street Journal's article, Michigan Takes On Its Deadly Cities, it was argued that the fight to make Michigan's most troubled cities safer  "promises to be tougher" for Governor Rick Snyder who today presented his fiscal year 2013 state budget and attempts to address public safety in it.

Public safety is one of five priorities targeted by the governor for "strategic investments" in the budget. Snyder has recommended:

 

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Community Forums Set to Discuss Flint Schools Closures, Budget

The Flint School District will be hosting a series of community forums next week to discuss their budget process.

According to Mlive, the five forums are scheduled to gather community feedback and ideas

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2 Flint Fire Stations Targeted to Shut Down

Mayor Walling has a tough decision on his hands regarding the shutting down of  two fire houses. Check out the target locations from mlive's report:

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Flint Residents Speak Their Mind

Flint residents speak there minds about the Major's new budget plans.

Via - Residents react to Flint mayor's budget plan | Video | abc12.com.

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