LANSING, Mich. — While state lawmakers work to pass a state budget before the Oct. 1 deadline, a Michigan Congresswoman is weighing in.
Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin was in Lansing Monday talking about the looming crisis.
The legislature is expected to vote Tuesday on a budget plan to send to Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The governor is threatening to veto it.
Representative Slotkin said some tough decisions have to be made.
"People need to be prepared that every one of these choices is going to be hard and you cannot kick the can down the road forever," Slotkin said. "If it's infrastructure funding, you cannot kick the can down the road. Education funding. It just doesn't work to keep saying we'll deal with it later given where our state is."
Slotkin is urging both sides to get together and pass a budget.
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