via MICHLIB-L and HAL interim director Mark Hoffman:
Here is a recap of the HAL portions of the Governor's budget recommendation. This is the first step of a long legislative budget process.
The current HAL executive and administrative offices are eliminated.
The CED program is transferred to MEDC-Strategic Fund.
Most of the Library of Michigan is transferred to the Dept of Education. Library state aid remains at the FY 2009 level. The census/data program is transferred to the Dept of Information Technology.
The current MCACA grant program is eliminated. The staff are retained and a new capital planning grant program is initiated. The MCACA program is transferred to MEDC-Strategic Fund.
The SHPO and Archaeology programs are transferred to MSHDA.
The Records Management and Archives programs are transferred to DMB.
The balance of the current Historical Center is transferred to DNR.
The Mackinac Island State Park Commission programs are transferred to DNR.
Still unclear is the impact of all of this on MEL and its interlibrary loan program.
Update with entire budget again via MICHLIB-L:
You can view the Governor's proposal for the state budget here:
Reporting from Crain's:
State funding for arts and cultural grants would be eliminated, universities would see a 3 percent reduction and school districts face a $59 per-pupil cut in state support, under Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year.