December 2009
Governor Granholm Says While 2009 Was Tough, Better Days Lie Ahead

In her weekly radio address, Governor Granholm said as one of the most difficult years in Michigan history draws to a close, her administration continues to focus on economic diversification, education, and protecting citizens.

Governor Granholm Continues Government Streamlining with Executive Order Creating Department of Technology, Management and Budget

Governor Granholm continued streamlining state government with Executive Order 2009-55, consolidating the Department of Management and Budget (DMB) and the Department of Information Technology (DIT) into a new Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB).

Governor Granholm Signs Legislation Continuing Tax Credits for Vehicles Donated to Charitable Organizations

Governor Granholm signed legislation allowing Michigan taxpayers to continue claiming state income tax credits for donating vehicles to charitable organizations. The tax credit was set to expire after the 2009 tax year.

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