5/19/16: Funding Local Governments / DPS Audit / State Revenue Shortfall
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Tonight on MiWeek:
- Fair Funding for Local Governments - Wayne County Executive Warren Evans is our guest in the studio to talk about his efforts to come up with a fair fix for the funding of local cities and counties. The MiWeek team talks with him about the current issues with the revenue sharing system and some possible solutions.
- DPS Audit - DPS Transition Manager Steven Rhodes held an open meeting with the Detroit School board to discuss their request for a forensic audit of contracts for the district. Is an audit necessary?
- State Revenue Shortfall - The state reveals there will be a revenue shortfall over the next couple of years. The MiWeek team discusses how this happened and what could get cut.
- Trump Campaign - Donald Trump has his eyes set on Michigan for the presidential election, with a little help from Michigan Republicans. Can Trump flip the script in a Democratic stronghold.
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