Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Senate Releases Remaining Budget Bills


The state Senate this morning sent the last six budget bills to Gov. Jennifer Granholm.

The governor has promised to sign the bills but says she's likely to make line-item vetoes.

The spending bills are for higher education, general government, community health, human services, state police and energy, labor and economic growth.

So, no shut down necessary - but the battle is far from over, as more vetoes will happen. Will the Senate Republicans choose to leave critical areas unfunded out of spite alone? We will see...