By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential
During his Jan. 16 State of the State address, Gov. Rick Snyder said he increased funding to K-12 education.
For Audrey Spalding, director of education policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and James Hohman, assistant director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center, it was a simple claim to verify.
The Senate Fiscal Agency had a chart it produced that showed the increase in state funding under Snyder. The Senate Fiscal Agency describes itself as a “nonpartisan legislative agency created to provide the Michigan Senate with sound and unbiased assistance …”
at Michigan Capitol Confidential.