AppropriationsSummary

Actual[72]

Recommended

Savings

 

 

 

 

Interdepartmental Grants:

0

0

0

Federal Funds:

$4,109,800

$4,109,800

0

State General Fund/General Purpose:

$102,983,700

$95,109,317

$7,874,383

Special Revenue Funds:

$161,900

$161,900

0

 

 

 

 

Gross Appropriation:

$107,255,400

$78,362,127

$7,874,383

For the purposes of this paper, the term General Government will refer to expenditures in the following three areas: operating costs for the Executive Office, the State Legislature, and the Library of Michigan. All three of these are characterized by excessive bureaucracy.  The Legislature should take this opportunity to correct this problem, and implement the changes listed below.