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Michigan legislators pass budget items

Michigan's capitol
Michigan's capitol

LANSING (WKZO) -- Lawmakers have given approval to a number of spending plans for the budget for 2013 and 2014 in Lansing.

The 50-billion dollar plan includes over 13-billion dollars for K-12 education, 606-million dollars for the Michigan State Police, over 166-million for Military and Veterans Affairs and 298-million dollars for the Department of Education.  Legislators also approved 50-million dollars for the film incentive program and 230-million dollars for roadwork.

Lawmakers hope to have the final budget to Governor Snyder by early next week.

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