Policy Experts Comment on Governor's Speech

LaFaive, Spalding on State of the State

Fiscal Policy Director Michael LaFaive discussed the speech with Michael Cohen on WILS AM1320 in Lansing, and his tally on the number of government expansions and limitations offered by Gov. Snyder was detailed in the Grand Haven Tribune.

Education Policy Director Audrey Spalding told the Detroit Free Press that Gov. Snyder’s claims about increased education funding “is certainly consistent with our analysis.”

According to Michigan Capitol Confidential, the Senate Fiscal Agency has stated that public education funding is up nearly $800 million since Gov. Snyder took office, despite a decrease in enrollment of 2.4 percent.

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