Outgoing Gov. Engler Seeks Late Fix For Michigan's $500 Million Deficit

Carvlin, Elizabeth
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/26/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31521, p35
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Reports that outgoing Michigan Governor John Engler is expected to issue executive orders as of December 2002 in an attempt to balance the fiscal 2002 budget for the state after estimates showed that the state's May revenue forecast for the year was overstated by several million dollars. Underestimation of the revenue collections during May while preparing the budget; Decrease in revenue collections during October 2002.


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