The executive recommendation for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2004-2005 Department of Environmental Quality budget. This appropriates $326.3 million in adjusted gross spending (funded from all sources, including special state restricted fund and federal pass-through dollars, minus interdepartmental transfers), compared to $332.2 million, which was the FY 2003-2004 amount enrolled in 2003. Of this, $38.1 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2003-2004 amount of $56.1 million. Much more information on Michigan’s budget is available at Hot Topics: Michigan’s Budget Challenge at www.mackinac.org/4964. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on March 2, 2004