Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — What is expected to be a protracted tussle over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s first budget proposal is about much more than her call to hike fuel taxes. A resolution, which appears months away, also hinges on the Democratic governor and Republican lawmakers settling big differences that are emerging over education funding.

DETROIT (AP) — Outdoor enthusiasts will soon be able to appreciate 10 of Michigan’s state parks from their headphones. Tourism brand Pure Michigan is set to release a new album that blends ambient sounds recorded at state parks with music from Michigan artists. Listeners can stream the full album, “Pure Sounds of Michigan,” starting May 22. The collaboration with Detroit recording studio, Assemble Sound, features 10 tracks that capture moments in Michigan’s nature, from beach waves to indigenous birds.

DETROIT (AP) — About 10,000 people are expected to attend an annual fundraising dinner for the Detroit NAACP branch. Democratic presidential hopeful and California Sen. Kamala Harris will deliver the keynote Sunday evening at the 64th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner at Cobo Center. Harris is among a crowded field of Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

DETROIT (AP) — Residents across southeastern Michigan are being asked their perspectives on bicycling or walking. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments says input from the Pulse of the Region survey will help in the development of its regional bicycle and pedestrian plan and coordinate and develop strategies for local mobility issues. It says gaps and areas where people can’t walk or bike will be reported back to local communities for input into their planning efforts.