Michigan Economic Bulletin
A monthly review of economic indicators, state revenue receipts, and appropriations and tax developments. Each issue contains current good and bad economic news, an article of special focus, a list of publications of interest, and economic news from the state capitol; in alternating quarters, a special insert presents a general economic forecast or analyzes economic data for each of the seven Michigan regions.
Written by Robert J. Kleine, M.B.A., Vice President and Senior Economist, and Laurie A. Cummings, M.S., Economist.
- Regional Economic Forecast and Tax Cuts and Economic Development and Governor Proposes Tax and Education Reforms.
- Peso’s Plunge Hits Home and Tax Cuts Move through Legislature and FY 1995–96 Recommended Budget Released.
- Michigan’s Budget Process Measures Up and Michigan Economic Growth Authority Halted and Senate Discusses More Business Tax Cuts and MESC Releases 1994 County Unemployment Rates.
- Michigan Economic Forecast and Midwest Economy Less Vulnerable and Incentive Program Passes and Office Created to cut Red Tape.
- 1994 Income Growth Outpaced Inflation and Guaranteed School Funding May Increase and Lottery Payouts Raised.
- New Economy: Layoffs During an Upswing and Senate Advances SBT Reform and And Speaking of Headquarters on the Move and State May Get Bond Rating Upgrade and Engler Proposes Renaissance Zones.
- Schools Not Ready for the Future and Engler Vetoes Extra School Monday… and …Ends Funding for a Community College and House Committee Works on SBT Reform.
- Michigan Economic Forecast and E-Cash: Tomorrow’s Money and School Chief Resigns, Buy Out Sparks Legislative Ire and Governor Splits the DNR and Put It on My Card . . .
- Making Federal Incomes Taxes Less Taxing and GOP Targets State Income Tax Reform and Schools of Choice Get a Push.
- Blue Collar Blues: From Downsizing to Skill Mismatch and State Averts Constitutional Tax Refund and School Choice Bills Move Forward.
- Prison Boom Erodes Economic Stability and School Choice Moves to Back Burner and Workers’ Comp Reform Bill Dies in Committee.