City's state lobbyist paints dismal picture about budget

The city’s state lobbyist brought Ypsilanti City Council some sobering news at Tuesday evening’s council meeting.

Kirk Profit, with Government Consulting Services Inc., told city council Tuesday not to expect lost state-shared revenue to be restored any time soon, if ever, as the state grapples with its own budgetary quagmire.

“It’s very unsettled in Lansing at this point in time,” Profit said speaking to council. “And in the near future I don’t see a lot of revenue coming to replace the lost programs and the lost revenue sharing that you see now in this current year budget.

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