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State revenue estimates reveal less money for general fund, more for school aid than expected

The revenue estimating conference is a glamorous event for policy and government nerds, Pluta said.

It’s number-crunching time in Lansing at today’s revenue estimating conference.

Officials are figuring out how much money will be available before they firm up the budget for 2017-2018.

Rick Pluta, Michigan Radio’s Lansing bureau chief, joined Stateside today to explain both the conference and the outlook for Michigan’s general fund and School Aid Fund. 

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