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Michigan has a tentative budget for next year


LANSING (WZKO) -- The Michigan House and Senate have  approved the omnibus budget bill which funds everything but schools.

The 37.5-billion dollar budget passed 100 to 10 in the House and 24 to 12 in the Senate.

It calls for more funding for Medicaid, 50 million for film incentives, 8 million for financially distressed cities, villages and townships.

There is a small increase for corrections for education programs, and it puts another 94 million in the state’s rainy day fund.

They will be able to hire 25 more conservation officers and train 100 more State troopers.

It also includes some additional funding on roads in the MDOT budget, but not the billions it will take to bring them up to good condition.

All the document needs now is the Governor's signature.