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VOTE: What should Gov. Whitmer do with the budget passed by lawmakers?

Michigan Muslim Capitol Day
Posted at 3:21 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 15:21:15-04

LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature gave approval Tuesday to $44.7 billion in state spending, setting the stage for a showdown with a Democratic governor who called the final budget bills "a mess" weeks after talks broke down.

The next fiscal year starts in a week. It appears unlikely there will be a partial government shutdown, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could partly or fully veto spending measures.

"These budgets are a mess," she said in a written statement that accused Republicans of "playing more shell games with the state budget so they can buy a phony talking point that they're spending 'record money' on roads."

What should Gov. Whitmer do with the budget passed by lawmakers? Sign it or veto it? VOTE HERE