Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia; audio on introduction of 2018 state budget

House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Laura Cox says she comes out of the presentation of the state’s 2018 budget Wednesday with a continued commitment to reducing the state’s income tax, while applauding the Governor’s proposals for career technical education and at-risk students.  

Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia; audio on 2018 budget cycle

As the 2017-2018 session of the Michigan House begins, House Appropriations Committee Chair Laura Cox says she’ll continue the practice of having the state budget completed by the start of the summer, four months ahead of the start of the state’s fiscal year.  

Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia; audio on 2016 state budget

Rep. Laura Cox, who chairs the General Government subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, says the 2016 budget approved by the House on Tuesday eliminates the state’s movie-making subsidy and brings greater equity to revenue sharing across the state.