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  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - August 2019 [262K] September 13, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Fiscal Brief: Child Development and Care (CDC) Program [561K] August 23, 2019. Prepared by Samuel Christensen, Fiscal Analyst. This publication provides an overview of the Michigan Child Development and Care (CDC) program that is administered by Michigan Department of Education (MDE). The CDC program providers child care subsidies for eligible families, oversight of all state child care licensing, and funding to improve the health, safety, and quality of child care opportunities.
  • Revenue State Source and Distribution [574K] August 22, 2019. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report provides information on the source and distribution of revenue for the State of Michigan, and includes final FY 2017-18 revenue, and estimated FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20 amounts. Estimates in this report are based on revenue amounts agreed to at the May 2019 Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference (CREC).
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - July 2019 [261K] August 13, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - June 2019 [261K] July 11, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - May 2019 [261K] June 11, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Final Summary [355K], May 17, 2019. This memo provides a summation of the agreements reached at the May 2019 conference. These consensus estimates will be reviewed or updated at the January 2020 conference.
  • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Executive Summary [104K], May 17, 2019. Economic and Revenue Forecasts for Fiscal Years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
  • Economic Outlook and Revenue Estimates for Michigan FY 2018-19 Through FY 2020-21 [564K], May 15, 2019. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report includes a national and state economic forecast for calendar year (CY) 2018 through CY 2021. It also presents final General Fund/General Purpose (GF/GP) and School Aid Fund (SAF) revenue for fiscal year (FY) 2017-18, and revised revenue estimates for FY 2018-19 through FY 2020-21. Estimates reported herein will be presented to the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference on May 17, 2019, and will be used to facilitate the consensus estimating process.
  • Fiscal Brief: Double Up Food Bucks [407K] May 10, 2019. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes Double Up Food Bucks, a program administered by the private non-profit Fair Food Network. The program increases the purchasing power of Michigan residents who receive SNAP benefits by providing a dollar-for-dollar match – up to $20 per day – to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at participating grocery stores and farmer’s markets.
  • Fiscal Brief: MTF Distribution Formula to Local Road Agencies - Update [729K] May 6, 2019. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the factors that govern the distribution of Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF) revenue to local road agencies (county road commissions and cities/villages).
  • FY 2018-19 Michigan Transportation Fund Revenues and Distributions [169K] May 6, 2019. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This flowchart represents the distribution of the Michigan Transportation Fund and Revenues distributions Per Sec. 10, 1951 PA 51.
  • Fiscal Brief: Legislative Appropriations Transfers [767K] April 23, 2019. Prepared by Viola Bay Wild, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication provides an overview of legislative appropriations transfers and explains the mechanics and various steps of the transfer process.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - March 2019 [262K] April 12, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Fiscal Brief: Indian Tuition Waiver Program [221K] April 10, 2019. Prepared by Perry Zielak, Fiscal Analyst. This publication provides an overview of the Indian Tuition Waiver program, a brief history of program fund sources in the Higher Education budget, and the shortfall faced by universities in providing waivers to eligible students.
  • Revenue State Source and Distribution [477K] April 2, 2019. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report provides information on the source and distribution of revenue for the State of Michigan, and includes final FY 2017-18 revenue, and estimated FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20 amounts. Estimates in this report are based on revenue amounts agreed to at the January 2019 Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference (CREC).
  • FY 2019-20 Executive Budget Overview [254K], March 20, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director. This presentation is an overview of the FY 2019-20 Executive Budget Recommendation given to the House Appropriations Committee.
  • Review and Analysis: FY 2019-20 Executive Budget Recommendation [206K], March 19, 2019. In this publication, the Budget Overview provides information on revenue sources and appropriations proposed in the Executive Budget Recommendation for FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21. It also provides summary charts and tables of appropriations and fund sources in the proposed budget.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - February 2019 [261K] March 13, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Preliminary Review of the FY 2019-20 Executive Budget Recommendation [851K], March 7, 2019. This preliminary review provides a quick look at the Executive Budget Recommendation for FY 2019-20.
  • Fiscal Brief: Fire Protection Grants [693K] March 5, 2019. Prepared by Marcus Coffin, Fiscal Analyst. This publication provides a brief examination of the history of fire protection grants that are distributed to municipalities providing fire services to state-owned facilities, describes the current funding mechanism for the grants, and presents the grant funding that municipalities have received in recent fiscal years.
  • Public University Summary Data, Fiscal Years 2013-14 to 2017-18 [976K], March 5, 2019. This report covers the Public University Summary Data known as HEIDI for Fiscal Years 2013-14 to 2017-18. Prepared by Perry Zielak, House Fiscal Agency and Josh Sefton, Senate Fiscal Agency.
  • Fiscal Brief: Food Assistance Program Eligibility and Oversight [575K] March 4, 2019. Prepared by Kent Dell, Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the state-administered public assistance program that provides federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to low-income Michigan residents, as well as requirements for eligibility and steps taken by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to prevent and detect improper use.
  • Fiscal Brief: State Funding to Address PFAS Contamination [602K] March 1, 2019. Prepared by Austin Scott, Fiscal Analyst, Susan Frey, Senior Fiscal Analyst and William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes state funding for PFAS response in the Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Health & Human Services.
  • Fiscal Brief: Justice System Fund [561K] February 25, 2019. Prepared by Robin R. Risko, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This fiscal brief provides an overview of the Justice System Fund, describing revenue sources and fund distributions.
  • Fiscal Brief: Civil Filing Fee Fund [541K] February 25, 2019. Prepared by Robin R. Risko, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This fiscal brief provides an overview of the Civil Filing Fee Fund, describing funding sources and distributions.
  • Fiscal Brief: Traffic Citation Revenue [617K] February 25, 2019. Prepared by Robin R. Risko, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This fiscal brief provides an overview of the distribution of funds from traffic citations issued in Michigan.
  • HFA Monthly Revenue Update - January 2019 [81K] February 15, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
  • Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference Overview [259K] January 30, 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director. This presentation is an overview on the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference to the House Appropriations Committee.
  • Fiscal Brief: The Convention Facility Development Fund Revenues and Distributions [154K] February 7, 2019. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This Fiscal Brief provides a brief background on the Cobo Center and explains Convention Facility Development Fund revenues and distribution.
  • Fiscal Brief: Allocation of Federal Aid To Local Road Agencies [169K] February 7, 2019. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This Fiscal Brief explains the use of federal aid surface transportation funds in the state transportation budget, and specifically, how federal aid is made available for local road agency programs.
  • Fiscal Brief: State Transportation Bonds and Debt Service [100K] February 7, 2019. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication reviews the constitutional and statutory authority for the Michigan Department of Transportation's bond program, as well as the recent history of bonds issued by the department and related debt service.
  • Fiscal Brief: Contingent Fund, Penalty and Interest Account [693K] January 30, 2019. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the Unemployment Insurance Agency - Contingent Fund, Penalty and Interest Account revenues and expenditures.
  • A Legislator's Guide to Michigan's Budget Process (Update) [537K] January 2019. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Bethany Wicksall, Deputy Director. This document explains the annual process for enacting the budget for the State of Michigan.
  • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Executive Summary [90K], January 11, 2019. Economic and Revenue Forecasts for Fiscal Years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
  • Economic Outlook and Revenue Estimates for Michigan FY 2018-19 Through FY 2020-21 [278K], January 9, 2019. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report includes a national and state economic forecast for calendar year (CY) 2018 through CY 2021. It also presents preliminary General Fund/General Purpose (GF/GP) and School Aid Fund (SAF) revenue for fiscal year (FY) 2017-18, revised revenue estimates for FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20, and initial estimates for FY 2020-21. Estimates reported herein will be presented to the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference on January 11, 2019, and will be used to facilitate the consensus estimating process.
  • Fiscal Brief: Lawsuit Settlement Proceeds Fund [436K] January 8, 2019. Prepared by Michael Cnossen, Fiscal Analyst. This publication describes the authorized uses of the Lawsuit Settlement Proceeds Fund along with the history of revenues to the fund and appropriations made with the fund.