2005 House Bill 4391

Appropriations: 2005-2006 School Aid budget

Introduced in the House

Feb. 23, 2005

Introduced by Rep. Gretchen Whitmer (D-69)

The executive recommendation for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2005-2006 school aid budget. This appropriates $12.81 billion in gross spending (funded from all sources, including special state restricted fund and federal pass-through dollars, and more), compared to $12.53 billion, which was the FY 2004-2005 amount enrolled in 2004. It would increase the state foundation grants to schools by $175 per pupil. Special education spending would rise to $1.38 billion, and Intermediate School District appropriations to $80 million. Much more information on Michigan’s budget is available at <a href=“http://www.mackinac.org/4964”>Hot Topics: Michigan’s Budget Challenge</a> at www.mackinac.org/4964.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations