Michigan Senate starts Approving $66.4 Billion Budget

Republicans who control Michigan’s Senate have started approving a $66.4 billion state budget.

The budget is $728 million less than what was proposed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

The Democrats have voted against seven of the nine bills proposed.

The Legislature is required to pass the 2020-2021 to 2020-2022 spending bills by July 1.