It is the fifth straight year the state will transfer general fund money to the road budget.
That was positive news for Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators, months after they had to address a $410 million shortfall in the current budget.
Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor enter society’s mainstream …
President Obama is also expected to call for increasing taxes on the wealthy and expanding paid leave for workers
A typical Michigan driver would initially pay roughly $4.60 more a month in state gasoline taxes under a gradual tax increase proposed to boost funding for road repairs.
A $600,000 federal grant has been given to Detroit to help the city develop a plan to revitalize its largest industrial corridor.
The economy, and voters’ feelings about it, is sure to be a factor on Election Day Nov 4. Snyder hopes it’s the determining factor.
Grand Valley State University economist Paul Isely says riverfront real estate development could make the effect even greater.
Allowing same-sex couples to wed in Michigan would provide a humongous boost to the state’s economy, according to a recently published study.
Mayors and others fear that if Prop 1 fails, the Legislature will re-enact the tax cut without diverting replacement revenue to municipalities.