Whitmer’s 2021 Michigan budget plan outlined to lawmakers

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks with reporters, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at her office in Lansing, Mich., about delivering the Democratic response tonight to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address. She says she will focus on "dinner-table issues" such as infrastructure, jobs and health care. (AP Photo/David Eggert) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s fiscal year 2021 Executive Budget Recommendation was outlined on Thursday at the state Capitol.

State Budget Director Chris Kolb outlines the governor’s budget recommendation during to a joint session of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

Whitmer delivered her second State of the State address last week. Her speech focused on roads, public education, jobs, the economy, health care and more. She introduced a plan to fix Michigan roads without increasing the gas tax.

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