Wednesday, February 11, 2015

“This budget proposal offers items both good and bad. My major concern is that working families are being asked to pay for the state’s deficit through cuts to DHS and DCH, a deficit caused by overly generous tax credits to profitable corporations. Working families already had to make sacrifices after we taxed retirement income and slashed school funding. My hope is that we can bring the business community to the table, and see how they...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

LANSING – State Representative Fred Durhal III (D-Detroit) announced today that he will serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. The main purpose of this committee is to draft and amend the state’s budget. Additionally, he has been placed on the subcommittee which reviews the Department of Correction budget, and will be the Democratic vice chairman of the General Government subcommittee.

Durhal’s vice chairmanship brings with him an important task, the review of the multiple...

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