A2: State Budget

The Center for Michigan, an Ann Arbor-based political think tank, has posted an online budget-balancing game that asks players to make a series of real-world decisions in order to tackle a $1.4 billion budget deficit. The first question: “Do you endorse the governor’s plan to cut business taxes by $1.2 billion? It’s meant to spur the economy but also increases your budget deficit.” [Source]