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No ‘Defund The Police’ In Whitmer's State Budget Proposal

“Defund the Police,” a slogan from the summer of 2020, was not reflected in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year.

Under Whitmer’s budget recommendation, total spending for the Michigan State Police would increase from the $738.1 million authorized for the current (2020-21) fiscal year to $773.2 million next year.

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