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Where do 2019 budget talks stand right now?

michigan state capitol building in lansing, mi
Lester Graham
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Michigan Radio
State lawmakers are working on a budget for 2019.

State lawmakers continue to plug away at crafting a budget for 2019.

The House passed its budget bills on April 24, and the Senate's bills passed last Thursday.

Now comes the task of ironing out differences between the two.

To see what that might look like, Rick Pluta, Michigan Radio’s Lansing bureau chief, and Zach Gorchow, editor of Gongwer News Service, joined Stateside today.

Listen above to learn what the bills reveal about priorities for Democrats and for Republicans. You’ll also learn what kind of timetable lawmakers are working under, and what the big differences are between what the governor asked for and what lawmakers are willing to do.

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