Legislative Resources

The Higher Education budget, contained in Article III of the compiled School Aid Act, provides funding for operational support of the state’s 15 public universities, the AgBioResearch and Extension programs operated by Michigan State University; some retirement costs for employees who participate in the state public school employee retirement system; various financial aid programs for students attending public and independent colleges and universities in the state; and several other smaller higher education-related programs.

Michigan House Fiscal - Higher Education

The House Fiscal Agency is a nonpartisan agency within the Michigan House of Representatives. Agency personnel provide confidential, nonpartisan expertise to the House Appropriations Committee and all other members of the House on all legislative fiscal matters.

Michigan Senate Fiscal - Higher Education

The Senate Fiscal Agency produces a variety of work products that provide the Michigan Senate with unbiased information regarding a wide range of public policy issues. The Agency also provides the Senate with State budget analysis materials as the annual State budget is debated by the Legislature.