(Community Matters 32) Haadsma: State Budget Reconciling Likely to Come Close to Deadline

First Aired May 20, 2023

Calhoun County Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek) tells Community Matters Michigan budget reconciliation will likely come right up to the July 1 deadline. Haadsma discusses some of the priorities he sees in the House version, emphasizing a yet-to-be-completed reconciliation between budgets proposed by the Michigan Senate and Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Episode Resources

Michigan House of Representatives website
Rep. Jim Haadsma website and contact info
Michigan 44th House District Map
Michigan Recent Legislative Activity
Michigan Advance: Michigan House passes $80.1B budget for 2024 fiscal year


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

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