Fixing Roads

Michigan's $483M Surplus May Go To Road Repairs"The feeding frenzy has begun," House Speaker Jase Bolger said. "Everyone under the sun has new ideas and new ways to spend this money."
Mich. Road Funding Talks Still At StandstillHigh-level talks over fixing Michigan's deteriorating roads are at a standstill in the Capitol, with Republican and Democratic leaders still unable to agree much on how to even start.
GOP Leader: Odds Low For Road Funding Deal SoonA multi-pronged plan to raise more money for road and bridge repairs by asking Michigan voters to increase the retail sales tax doesn't appear headed for a vote -- at least for now.
Will Road Repair Override Michigan Public School Funding?The only issue with this new proposal is the money was to go towards public school funding so now Gov. Snyder needs to come up with a way around cutting into that money.