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    November 22, 2014

    2003 Media Citations

    The media recognize that without a trusted, independent source of data and analysis, the flow of information about state and local government issues would be controlled by two sources — the governmental units themselves and interest groups. CRC is that trusted source. Here are the latest articles in which CRC is cited:

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    • Lawmakers again tackle budget deficit, tax codeMacomb Daily, December 30, 2003
    • Budget dominates Granholm’s yearMonroe Evening News, December 30, 2003
    • Lawmakers again tackle state’s budget deficitMacomb Daily, December 25, 2004
    • Governor hopes better economy means easier second yearDetroit Legal News, December 25, 2003
    • Michigan hospital finances in five-year decline from 1998 to 2002Dowagiac Daily News, December 24, 2003
    • Granholm pins hopes on a better economyAnn Arbor News, December 24, 2003
    • Don’t Force DMC to Spend on Sick ClinicsDetroit News, December 24, 2003
    • Hospital finances worsen over five yearsGongwer News Service, December 22, 2003
    • Budget deal hammered outKalamazoo Gazette, December 19, 2003
    • It’s a deal: Tax cut delayedFlint Journal, December 19, 2003
    • TAX AND AX: Tax cut delay should be part of balanced strategyDetroit Free Press, December 16, 2003
    • State budget process needs an overhaulCrain’s Detroit Business, December 15, 2003
    • Budget consumes Granholm’s yearCrain’s Detroit Business, December 15, 2003
    • North Huron superintendent reviews state budget crisis, impact with boardHuron Daily Tribune, December 11, 2003
    • Pt. Huron hears presentation on budget woesHarbor Beach Times, December 10, 2003
    • Summit: Funding is just one piece of transportation puzzleCrain’s Detroit Business, December 8, 2003
    • State getting by on ’50s tax systemGrand Ledge Independent, December 7, 2003
    • Port Huron superintendent reviews state budget problems, school aid fundHuron Daily Tribune, December 2, 2003

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    • Balance the budget by cuts alone?Livingston County Press, October 30, 2003
    • State can only trim so muchNorthville Record, October 30, 2003
    • Crisis Tour II: Gov. Granholm again travels state in search of your budget solutionsDetroit Free Press, October 26, 2003
    • State’s money woes require structural changesDelta/Waverly News, October 26, 2003
    • Happy days here again?Saginaw News, October 26, 2003
    • Tax cuts not getting the resultsFlint Journal, October 26, 2003
    • Creating jobe takes more than hocus-pocusBay City Times, October 26, 2003
    • In a crisis, Michigan needs to get budget fundamentals rightWilliamston Enterprise, October 26, 2003
    • State budget problems continueLivingston County Press, October 26, 2003
    • No easy solution to state budget crisisPortland Review and Observer, October 26, 2003
    • In a crisis, state needs budget fundamentalsEast Lansing Towne Courier, October 26, 2003
    • Reimbursement already too low, doctors contendLansing State Journal, October 25, 2003
    • State’s budget woes need more than just a quick fixHometown Newspapers, October 23, 2003
    • Our problems, our solutionsNorthville Record, October 23, 2003
    • Creating jobs takes more than tax-cut hocus-pocusGrand Rapids Press, October 22, 2003
    • State slashes medical coverage for the poorMichigan Citizen, October 20, 2003
    • Districts have long history of disputeOakland Press, October 19, 2003
    • Group: State deficit will lingerMacomb Daily, October 17, 2003
    • More far-reaching budget cuts on horizonFlint Journal, October 15, 2003
    • Schools brace for more cutsAnn Arbor News, October 15, 2003
    • More cuts: Michigan’s budget is $900 million short. Just about everyone will feel the painSaginaw News, October 15, 2003
    • Tax cuts to take toll on state servicesMuskegon Chronicle, October 13, 2003
    • Tax revenue keeps slipping awayJackson City Patriot, October 10, 2003
    • University presidents sound alarm on fundingMlive.com Lansing Bureau, October 11, 2003
    • Deficit is soaring; budget faces cutsDetroit Free Press, October 8, 2003

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    • Capitol Steps to perform at council’s meetingCrain’s Detroit Business, September 29, 2003
    • State budget may fall short by $300MCrain’s Detroit Business, September 22-28, 2003
    • New state fiscal year brings pay cuts to someDetroit Legal News, September 17, 2003
    • Less money for some state officialsRomeo Observer, September 17, 2003
    • State lawmakers to tighten beltsAnn Arbor News, September 15, 2003
    • Officials fact self-imposed pay cuts, Marquette Mining Journal, September 13, 2003
    • Group meeting features college panelDetroit News, September 4, 2003
    • Jan. 4, 1968 — ‘Recommend Oxford Cityhood’Oxford Leader, September 3, 2003
    • Medicaid EligibilityHealthcare Weekly Review, September 3, 2003

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    • Jim’s JottingsClarkston News, August 6, 2003

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    • Lengthy war could bring more budget trouble to LansingCrain’s Detroit Business, March 24, 2003
    • Publisher named Achiever of the YearFlint Journal, March 20, 2003
    • Medicaid – What It Is and How It WorksHealthcare Weekly Review, March 19, 2003
    • Education cuts were the most painfulHolt Community News, March 16, 2003
    • Higher education cuts were the most painful heard in Michigan in many yearsEaton Rapids Community News, March 16, 2003
    • Uninsured kids miss chance for free careDetroit News, March 16, 2003
    • Bad economic forecastMt. Pleasant Morning Sun, March 14, 2003
    • Consider consequences of cutsHometown Newspapers including Livingston County Press/Argus and Ingham County News, March 13, 2003
    • Granholm carves new ground for DemocratObserver & Eccentric Newspapers, March 13, 2003
    • Local Sales Tax Is Wrong Cure for Detroit Hospital IllsDetroit News, March 13, 2003
    • BPS braces for budget cuts, parents learn about deficitBedford Press, March 10, 2003
    • Lawmakers ready to start work on Granholm’s budget proposalDetroit Legal News, March 10, 2003
    • Reducing prison costs, populations may mean moving inmates to halfway housesM-Live Lansing Bureau, March 10, 2003
    • New prison rules proposedAnn Arbor Press, March 10, 2003
    • Reassuring the uninsuredJackson Citizen Patriot, March 10, 2003
    • Granholm prison plan would move inmates outMuskegon Chronicle, March 10, 2003
    • Governor’s next hurdle is to keep budget intactLansing State Journal, March 9, 2003
    • K-12 funding spared under Granholm planHillsdale Daily News, March 8, 2003
    • Budget proposal calls for cuts to higher edLudington Daily News, March 8, 2003
    • Budget calls for 6 percent cut to CMUMt. Pleasant Morning Sun, March 7-8, 2003
    • School officials laud budget plan; universities worry about fundingBattle Creek Enquirer, March 7, 2003
    • Colleges face money crunchAnn Arbor Press, March 7, 2003
    • Granholm’s budget excludes tax hikesMacomb Daily, March 7, 2003
    • Granholm presents budgetHoughton Daily Mining Gazette, March 7, 2003
    • Granholm budget restores K-12 funds, cuts higher edIronwood Daily Globe, March 7, 2003
    • Lawmakers to grapple with Granholm budget, Marquette Mining Journal, March 7, 2003
    • Work begins on Michigan budgetIronwood Daily Globe, March 7, 2003
    • Budget proposal takes stab at deficitAnn Arbor Press, March 7, 2003
    • Governor presents first budget proposalBig Rapids Pioneer, March 7, 2003
    • School districts welcome restoration of aid fundingHillsdale Daily News, March 7, 2003
    • Cuts dig deepSaginaw News, March 7, 2003
    • $1.9-BILLION BUDGET MESS: On Thursday, Gov. Jennifer Granholm will reveal her plan to make massive cuts; how will she do it?Detroit Free Press, March 5, 2003
    • Communities set to trim beyond the fatDetroit Free Press, March 4, 2003
    • Blanchard blames Engler for budget woesOakland Press, March 2, 2003

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    • Newsmakers, Rainmakers, Oakland County Legal News, February 28, 2003
    • PTA to hold forum on budget cutsBedford Press, February 24, 2003
    • Medicaid: Optional services may be cutCrain’s Detroit Business, February 24, 2003
    • Granholm seeks help from feds on red inkAnn Arbor News, February 23, 2003
    • Granholm, other governors press for more aidGrand Rapids Press, February 23, 2003
    • Granholm off to D.C. with hopes up, hand outFlint Journal, February 23, 2003
    • Granholm, governors press for more federal aidBay City Times, February 23, 2003
    • Budget meeting planned MondayBedford Now, February 21, 2003
    • Budget: Every department to experience cutsLansing State Journal, February 20, 2003
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield offers help finding area servicesDetroit News-Health News, February 19, 2003
    • Schools seek more funding, oppose cutsClare Sentinel, February 18, 2003
    • Cuts may be made Feb. 17Daily Press-Escanaba, February 11, 2003
    • Rural health care system threatenedTraverse City Record Eagle, February 8, 2003
    • Report discusses medicaid fixesGongwer Michigan Report, February 6, 2003
    • Web site provides ‘one-stop shopping’ for budget researchDetroit Legal News, February 4, 2003
    • Minor cuts just won’t cut it as state ponders $1.7B deficitCrain’s Detroit Business, February 3, 2003

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    2003 Media Citations

    The media recognize that without a trusted, independent source of data and analysis, the flow of information about state and local government issues would be controlled by two sources — the governmental units themselves and interest groups. CRC is that trusted source. Here are the latest articles in which CRC is cited:

    [cs_accordian column_size=”1/1″ accordian_style=”default”][accordian_item accordion_active=”no” accordion_title=”December” icon=”Choose Icon”]

    • Lawmakers again tackle budget deficit, tax codeMacomb Daily, December 30, 2003
    • Budget dominates Granholm’s yearMonroe Evening News, December 30, 2003
    • Lawmakers again tackle state’s budget deficitMacomb Daily, December 25, 2004
    • Governor hopes better economy means easier second yearDetroit Legal News, December 25, 2003
    • Michigan hospital finances in five-year decline from 1998 to 2002Dowagiac Daily News, December 24, 2003
    • Granholm pins hopes on a better economyAnn Arbor News, December 24, 2003
    • Don’t Force DMC to Spend on Sick ClinicsDetroit News, December 24, 2003
    • Hospital finances worsen over five yearsGongwer News Service, December 22, 2003
    • Budget deal hammered outKalamazoo Gazette, December 19, 2003
    • It’s a deal: Tax cut delayedFlint Journal, December 19, 2003
    • TAX AND AX: Tax cut delay should be part of balanced strategyDetroit Free Press, December 16, 2003
    • State budget process needs an overhaulCrain’s Detroit Business, December 15, 2003
    • Budget consumes Granholm’s yearCrain’s Detroit Business, December 15, 2003
    • North Huron superintendent reviews state budget crisis, impact with boardHuron Daily Tribune, December 11, 2003
    • Pt. Huron hears presentation on budget woesHarbor Beach Times, December 10, 2003
    • Summit: Funding is just one piece of transportation puzzleCrain’s Detroit Business, December 8, 2003
    • State getting by on ’50s tax systemGrand Ledge Independent, December 7, 2003
    • Port Huron superintendent reviews state budget problems, school aid fundHuron Daily Tribune, December 2, 2003

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    [/accordian_item][accordian_item accordion_active=”no” accordion_title=”October” icon=”Choose Icon”]

    • Balance the budget by cuts alone?Livingston County Press, October 30, 2003
    • State can only trim so muchNorthville Record, October 30, 2003
    • Crisis Tour II: Gov. Granholm again travels state in search of your budget solutionsDetroit Free Press, October 26, 2003
    • State’s money woes require structural changesDelta/Waverly News, October 26, 2003
    • Happy days here again?Saginaw News, October 26, 2003
    • Tax cuts not getting the resultsFlint Journal, October 26, 2003
    • Creating jobe takes more than hocus-pocusBay City Times, October 26, 2003
    • In a crisis, Michigan needs to get budget fundamentals rightWilliamston Enterprise, October 26, 2003
    • State budget problems continueLivingston County Press, October 26, 2003
    • No easy solution to state budget crisisPortland Review and Observer, October 26, 2003
    • In a crisis, state needs budget fundamentalsEast Lansing Towne Courier, October 26, 2003
    • Reimbursement already too low, doctors contendLansing State Journal, October 25, 2003
    • State’s budget woes need more than just a quick fixHometown Newspapers, October 23, 2003
    • Our problems, our solutionsNorthville Record, October 23, 2003
    • Creating jobs takes more than tax-cut hocus-pocusGrand Rapids Press, October 22, 2003
    • State slashes medical coverage for the poorMichigan Citizen, October 20, 2003
    • Districts have long history of disputeOakland Press, October 19, 2003
    • Group: State deficit will lingerMacomb Daily, October 17, 2003
    • More far-reaching budget cuts on horizonFlint Journal, October 15, 2003
    • Schools brace for more cutsAnn Arbor News, October 15, 2003
    • More cuts: Michigan’s budget is $900 million short. Just about everyone will feel the painSaginaw News, October 15, 2003
    • Tax cuts to take toll on state servicesMuskegon Chronicle, October 13, 2003
    • Tax revenue keeps slipping awayJackson City Patriot, October 10, 2003
    • University presidents sound alarm on fundingMlive.com Lansing Bureau, October 11, 2003
    • Deficit is soaring; budget faces cutsDetroit Free Press, October 8, 2003

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    • Capitol Steps to perform at council’s meetingCrain’s Detroit Business, September 29, 2003
    • State budget may fall short by $300MCrain’s Detroit Business, September 22-28, 2003
    • New state fiscal year brings pay cuts to someDetroit Legal News, September 17, 2003
    • Less money for some state officialsRomeo Observer, September 17, 2003
    • State lawmakers to tighten beltsAnn Arbor News, September 15, 2003
    • Officials fact self-imposed pay cuts, Marquette Mining Journal, September 13, 2003
    • Group meeting features college panelDetroit News, September 4, 2003
    • Jan. 4, 1968 — ‘Recommend Oxford Cityhood’Oxford Leader, September 3, 2003
    • Medicaid EligibilityHealthcare Weekly Review, September 3, 2003

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    • Jim’s JottingsClarkston News, August 6, 2003

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    • Lengthy war could bring more budget trouble to LansingCrain’s Detroit Business, March 24, 2003
    • Publisher named Achiever of the YearFlint Journal, March 20, 2003
    • Medicaid – What It Is and How It WorksHealthcare Weekly Review, March 19, 2003
    • Education cuts were the most painfulHolt Community News, March 16, 2003
    • Higher education cuts were the most painful heard in Michigan in many yearsEaton Rapids Community News, March 16, 2003
    • Uninsured kids miss chance for free careDetroit News, March 16, 2003
    • Bad economic forecastMt. Pleasant Morning Sun, March 14, 2003
    • Consider consequences of cutsHometown Newspapers including Livingston County Press/Argus and Ingham County News, March 13, 2003
    • Granholm carves new ground for DemocratObserver & Eccentric Newspapers, March 13, 2003
    • Local Sales Tax Is Wrong Cure for Detroit Hospital IllsDetroit News, March 13, 2003
    • BPS braces for budget cuts, parents learn about deficitBedford Press, March 10, 2003
    • Lawmakers ready to start work on Granholm’s budget proposalDetroit Legal News, March 10, 2003
    • Reducing prison costs, populations may mean moving inmates to halfway housesM-Live Lansing Bureau, March 10, 2003
    • New prison rules proposedAnn Arbor Press, March 10, 2003
    • Reassuring the uninsuredJackson Citizen Patriot, March 10, 2003
    • Granholm prison plan would move inmates outMuskegon Chronicle, March 10, 2003
    • Governor’s next hurdle is to keep budget intactLansing State Journal, March 9, 2003
    • K-12 funding spared under Granholm planHillsdale Daily News, March 8, 2003
    • Budget proposal calls for cuts to higher edLudington Daily News, March 8, 2003
    • Budget calls for 6 percent cut to CMUMt. Pleasant Morning Sun, March 7-8, 2003
    • School officials laud budget plan; universities worry about fundingBattle Creek Enquirer, March 7, 2003
    • Colleges face money crunchAnn Arbor Press, March 7, 2003
    • Granholm’s budget excludes tax hikesMacomb Daily, March 7, 2003
    • Granholm presents budgetHoughton Daily Mining Gazette, March 7, 2003
    • Granholm budget restores K-12 funds, cuts higher edIronwood Daily Globe, March 7, 2003
    • Lawmakers to grapple with Granholm budget, Marquette Mining Journal, March 7, 2003
    • Work begins on Michigan budgetIronwood Daily Globe, March 7, 2003
    • Budget proposal takes stab at deficitAnn Arbor Press, March 7, 2003
    • Governor presents first budget proposalBig Rapids Pioneer, March 7, 2003
    • School districts welcome restoration of aid fundingHillsdale Daily News, March 7, 2003
    • Cuts dig deepSaginaw News, March 7, 2003
    • $1.9-BILLION BUDGET MESS: On Thursday, Gov. Jennifer Granholm will reveal her plan to make massive cuts; how will she do it?Detroit Free Press, March 5, 2003
    • Communities set to trim beyond the fatDetroit Free Press, March 4, 2003
    • Blanchard blames Engler for budget woesOakland Press, March 2, 2003

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    • Newsmakers, Rainmakers, Oakland County Legal News, February 28, 2003
    • PTA to hold forum on budget cutsBedford Press, February 24, 2003
    • Medicaid: Optional services may be cutCrain’s Detroit Business, February 24, 2003
    • Granholm seeks help from feds on red inkAnn Arbor News, February 23, 2003
    • Granholm, other governors press for more aidGrand Rapids Press, February 23, 2003
    • Granholm off to D.C. with hopes up, hand outFlint Journal, February 23, 2003
    • Granholm, governors press for more federal aidBay City Times, February 23, 2003
    • Budget meeting planned MondayBedford Now, February 21, 2003
    • Budget: Every department to experience cutsLansing State Journal, February 20, 2003
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield offers help finding area servicesDetroit News-Health News, February 19, 2003
    • Schools seek more funding, oppose cutsClare Sentinel, February 18, 2003
    • Cuts may be made Feb. 17Daily Press-Escanaba, February 11, 2003
    • Rural health care system threatenedTraverse City Record Eagle, February 8, 2003
    • Report discusses medicaid fixesGongwer Michigan Report, February 6, 2003
    • Web site provides ‘one-stop shopping’ for budget researchDetroit Legal News, February 4, 2003
    • Minor cuts just won’t cut it as state ponders $1.7B deficitCrain’s Detroit Business, February 3, 2003

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