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BUDGET UPDATE: Lawmakers hold closed door session on state budget; deadline looming

By Rick Pluta, Michigan Public Radio Network

Lansing, MI – House Democrats are meeting in a closed-door caucus on the budget. House leaders have been unable to round up the votes for big spending cuts. Senate Republicans say they won't agree to new taxes to balance the budget. The deadline for finishing the budget is midnight.

WE'LL HAVE MORE on the state budget process later today. Check this website and listen to All Things Considered starting at 4 p.m. on 90.5 WKAR.

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