Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration are meeting to get revised tax revenue projections that will be used as they work to enact the next state budget. Legislative fiscal agencies say revenue estimates for this fiscal year and the next budget year are largely unchanged from January. Officials will reach a consensus on revised revenue projections Friday after the Whitmer administration releases its own numbers.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation providing $26 million for land purchases and outdoor recreation projects. The payments come from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, which consists of royalties for development of state-owned oil, natural gas and other minerals. The 64 projects will enhance trail systems, provide more spots for camping and fishing, and create more access points to the Great Lakes.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she is open to letting drivers forgo mandatory, unlimited medical benefits covered by their auto insurance premiums but only if they are still required to buy some level of coverage. The Democrat’s position, which she announced Thursday, is seen as a potentially significant development as the Republican-led Legislature considers bills to cut the country’s highest car insurance rates.

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a mid-Michigan man to life in prison without parole for the first-degree, premeditated murder of his great aunt. Thirty-four-year-old Joel B. Wallace of Reese learned his punishment following his March conviction in the slaying of 74-year-old Victoria Kilbourne of Midland. Her remains were found June 30, 2018, in a shallow grave on Wallace’s hunting property in Presque Isle County. Family and friends had reported her missing five days earlier.