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  • Budget Poster - FY 2018-19 [118K], November 30, 2018 Prepared by Bethany Wicksall, Deputy Director. A diagram of the major components of Michigan's tax system and state budget. The 11 x 17 poster displays how state taxes and other revenues flow through major state funds and into the state budget.
  • Fiscal Brief: Detroit-Wayne County Port Authority [403K] November 30, 2018. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes Michigan’s Port Authority Act (Public Act 639 of 1978) and the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority organized under Public Act 639.
  • Fiscal Brief: State Funding to Address PFAS Contamination [602K] November 27, 2018. Prepared by Austin Scott, Fiscal Analyst and Susan Frey, Senior Fiscal Analysts. This publication describes state funding for PFAS response in the Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Health & Human Services.
  • Fiscal Brief: At-Risk Pupil Funding [215K] November 13, 2018. Prepared by Bethany Wicksall, Deputy Director, Jacqueline Mullen, Fiscal Analyst, and Samuel Christensen, Fiscal Analyst. This publication provides a funding history for the At-Risk Pupil Program and describes the method for determining district allocations, the definition of at-risk pupil, and what qualifies as eligible expenses.
  • Fiscal Brief: MTF Distribution Formula to Local Road Agencies [732K] November 9, 2018. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst.This publication describes the factors that govern the distribution of Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF) revenue to local road agencies (county road commissions and cities/villages).
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - October 2018 [263K] November 9, 2018. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Fiscal Brief: Basics of the Foundation Allowance—FY 2018-19 Update [770K] November 7, 2018. Prepared by Bethany Wicksall, Deputy Director, Jacqueline Mullen, Fiscal Analyst, and Samuel Christensen, Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the history of the foundation allowance and the method for determining annual funding increases since Proposal A.
  • Fiscal Brief: State Aid to Public Libraries [470K] November 2, 2018. Prepared by Samuel Christensen, Fiscal Analyst. This publication details the State Aid to Public Libraries grants and public libraries’ operating income and expenditures.
  • Background Brief: A Brief History of Legislative Apportionment in Michigan [663K] November 2, 2018. Prepared by Jenny McInerney, Legislative Analyst. This publication describes the various ways in which district boundaries were determined historically for the Michigan House of Representatives, Michigan Senate, and U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Fiscal Brief: Healthy Michigan Plan Savings and Cost Estimates [443K] October 30, 2018. Prepared by Kevin Koorstra, Associate Director. This publication provides an update on GF/GP cost and savings estimates for Healthy Michigan Plan.
  • Fiscal Brief: 2019 DEQ Fee Sunsets [448K] October 30, 2018. Prepared by Austin Scott, Fiscal Analyst. This publication details the Department of Environmental Quality fees scheduled to sunset in 2019.
  • State Restricted Fund Appropriations Report, Fiscal Year 2018-19 [112K] October 26, 2018. Prepared by House Fiscal Agency. This publication provides key information on all restricted fund appropriations in the FY 2018-19 state budget, including the legal basis for the fund, whether the fund is statutory or constitutional, the type of restriction applied to fund revenue, and whether the fund is used for federal match/MOE purposes. Funds are listed in descending order of appropriation amount within each area of the state budget.
  • Ballot Proposal 1 of 2018 - Marijuana Initiative [342K] October 16, 2018. Prepared by the following analysts: Marcus Coffin, Robin Risko, Jim Stansell, Ben Gielczyk, William E. Hamilton, Susan Stutzky and Rick Yuille. This analysis gives a brief summary of Ballot Proposal 1 of 2018.
  • Ballot Proposal 2 of 2018 - Voters Not Politicians Petition/Independent Redistricting Commission [470K] October 16, 2018. Prepared by Michael Cnossen, Fiscal Analyst and Jenny McInerney, Legislative Analyst. This analysis gives a brief summary of Ballot Proposal 2 of 2018.
  • Ballot Proposal 3 of 2018 - Promote The Vote Petition [344K] October 12, 2018. Prepared by Michael Cnossen, Fiscal Analyst and Jenny McInerney, Legislative Analyst. This analysis gives a brief summary of Ballot Proposal 3 of 2018.
  • Fiscal Brief: Use of School Aid Funds in Community Colleges and Higher Education [567K] October 11, 2018. Prepared by Perry Zielak, Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the increasing use of School Aid Fund revenues in the Community Colleges and Higher Education budgets since FY 2009-10.
  • Fiscal Brief: FY 2018-19 Public University Performance Funding [613K] October 10, 2018. Prepared by Perry Zielak, Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the FY 2018-19 appropriations increase to the 15 public universities, along with the requirements universities must meet to receive the increase.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - September 2018 [82K] October 10, 2018. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Higher Education Appropriations Report, Fiscal Year 2018-19 [296K]. Prepared by Perry Zielak, Fiscal Analyst, House Fiscal Agency and Bill Bowerman, Associate Director, Senate Fiscal Agency, September 2018. This report provides a precise record of how appropriation amounts in the FY 2018-19 Higher Education budget were calculated.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - August 2018 [264K] September 11, 2018 Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Earned Sick Time Initiative Summary [76K] September 5, 2018. Prepared by Marcus Coffin, Bethany Wicksall and Rick Yuille. This analysis gives information on the Earned Sick Time Initiative.
  • Minimum Wage Initiative Summary [137K] September 5, 2018. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Kevin Koorstra, Kent Dell and Rick Yuille. This analysis gives information on the Minimum Wage Initiative.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - July 2018 [262K] August 13, 2018. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Revenue State Source and Distribution [333K] August 6, 2018. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report provides information on the source and distribution of revenue for the State of Michigan, and includes final FY 2016-17 revenue, and estimated FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19 amounts. Estimates in this report are based on revenue amounts agreed to at the May 2018 Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference (CREC).
  • Appropriations: Summary and Analysis, FY 2018-19 [2.25K], July 30, 2018. This FY 2018-19 Appropriations Summary and Analysis summarizes the enacted FY 2018-19 state budget.
  • Reports Required by Boilerplate FY 2018-19 [904K], July 30, 2018. This publication lists reports required by boilerplate in FY 2018-19 appropriation acts.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - June 2018 [110K] July 11, 2018. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - May 2018 [109K] June 13, 2018. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • County Revenue Sharing and County Incentive Program (CIP) Payments FY 2017 thru FY 2019 [95K], June 13, 2018. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This document provides final FY 2016-17 payments, updated FY 2017-18 payments, and estimated FY 2018-19 payments per SB 848 (S-1) CR-1.
  • Revenue Sharing Payments to Cities, Villages, and Townships [1.1Mb], June 13, 2018. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This document provides final FY 2016-17 revenue sharing payments, updated FY 2017-18 Constitutional and CVT revenue sharing payments, and estimated FY 2018-19 Constitutional and CVT revenue sharing payments per SB 848 (S-1) CR-1.
  • SB 848(S-1) CR-1 General Omnibus Conference Report Summary [998K] June 11, 2018
  • HB 5579(H-1) CR-1 Education Omnibus Conference Report Summary[390K] June 11, 2018
  • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Final Summary [153K], May 17, 2018. This memo provides a summation of the agreements reached at the May 2018 conference. These consensus estimates will be reviewed and updated at the January 2019 conference.
  • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Executive Summary [91K], May 16, 2018. Economic and Revenue Forecasts for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Economic Outlook and Revenue Estimates for Michigan FY 2017-18 Through FY 2019-20 [164K], May 14, 2018. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report includes a national and state economic forecast for calendar year (CY) 2017 through CY 2020. It also presents final General Fund/General Purpose (GF/GP) and School Aid Fund (SAF) revenue for fiscal year (FY) 2016-17, revised revenue estimates for FY 2017-18 through FY 2019-20. Estimates reported herein will be presented to the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference on May 16, 2018, and will be used to facilitate the consensus estimating process.
  • PPT Redistribution Tables [1MB] May 7, 2018. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report shows the detailed tax year 2017 Personal Property Tax payments for any funding remaining after all eligible municipalities have been reimbursed for 100% of their qualified losses as they were actually distributed under current law compared to what the distributions would have been under the Administration proposal and House Bill 5908.