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Politics & Government

Michigan's State Budget Director weighs in on the government shutdown

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The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or "Super Committee," failed to come up with a compromise to reduce the deficit. Michigan members of the Super Committee spoke about the experience.

Today, the federal government partially shut down, after Congress couldn’t reach a compromise on a budgetary resolution.

How is Michigan being hit by the partial shutdown in Washington?

To answer that question, we talked to State Budget Director John E. Nixon.

Listen to the full interview above.

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