Stagnant ASG budget forces funding cuts

Student government seeks a bigger budget to accommodate orgs Student organizations seeking funding from Miami’s Associated Student Government this semester will likely receive 15 percent less money than requested, ASG Secretary of Finance Caroline Weimer told The Student. In addition, Weimer said, ASG’s debt relief program — which was created last year by former Secretary of Finance Alex Cary to help overspent organizations get out of debt — is being cut entirely. Club sports will also see large cuts in funding (possibly up to 55 percent, said Weimer) for another consecutive year, and ASG’s own discretionary budget will lose...

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