CHICAGO — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder this week unveiled $145 million of proposed cuts, mostly tied to the correctional system, to balance the budget as the state embarks on a fresh fiscal year starting Saturday.

The cuts will close one of Detroit’s two prisons and lay off 2,000 correctional employees, privatize the prison health care system, and require 37,000 state employees to take four furlough days in 2012.

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