Who won in Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal?

By COLLIN KRIZMANICH
Capital News Service

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal came on the heels of an executive order that cut $106 million from the current budget, and legislators are now considering slashing $100 million more to address an unexpected deficit.

Next year could be even worse, as the state could take in more than a half a billion dollars less than originally expected in 2016. As a result, nearly all programs and departments are facing cuts.

But Snyder has favored several programs with a proposed budget increase. Here is a look at some of the winners in Snyder’s budget.

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