Budget News

Selected New Stories for Budget Year 2009-2010

Selected New Stories for Budget Year 2008-2009

Affirmative action for the masses  (Detroit Free Press; April 16, 2008)

Change spending priorities from prisons to universities (Detroit News; March 5, 2008)

Building blitz to boost colleges (Detroit News; March 3, 2008)

Tuition shortfall may be costly (Lansing State Journal; February 28, 2008)

Higher education funding (Detroit Free Press; February 24, 2008)

Higher ed is not a state priority (Ann Arbor News; February 22, 2008)

Selected News Stories for Budget Year 2007-2008

State higher ed funding lags, while others invest: Neighboring states are allocating more money for colleges (Lansing State Journal; September 24, 2007)

Shutdown would have broad impact (Detroit News; September 21, 2007)

Crunch time:  State budget solution must come now (The Flint Journal First Edition; September 6, 2007)

Pam Byrnes: State has to invest in higher education (Lansing State Journal; September 6,2007)

Michigan’s Economic Transition: Toward a Knowledge Economy (Center for Local, State and Urban Policy; Summer 2007)

Better Education Means a Better Michigan (August 16, 2007)

Brief Income Tax Increase Would Solve Budget Crisis: State Could Close Deficit, Invest in People and Attract Jobs (Detroit News Online; July 19, 2007)

Budget Holdup: Full-time Status Slows Lawmakers' Performance (The Flint Journal First Edition; July 19, 2007)

Michigan Must Revamp Higher Education Policy (Detroit News Online; July 16, 2007)

Soaring Tuitions: Lansing Politics at Fault for MSU, Oakland Hikes (The Flint Journal First Edition; July 12, 2007)

Big Tuition Hikes? Maybe You Won't Have to Break the Bank (Detroit Free Press; July 11, 2007)