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What Lawmakers Did, Didn’t Do Before Summer Break

Late-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers’ final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2014

Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (credit: istock)

Michigan Legislature Adjourns Without Gas Tax Hike

Michigan spends less per driver on roads than any other state, yet also has some of the country’s highest taxes at the pump.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2014

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State Lawmakers Rush To Try To Reach Deal On Road Repair Funding

Time is running out for lawmakers to get a deal done to fix the crumbling roads before their self-imposed summer break.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

A sign on Beresford St. in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

‘Gov. Snyder, Thanks For The Potholes!’ Sign Reads

You can’t miss it along the pothole-ravaged Beresford Street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

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6 Things To Know About Michigan’s Gasoline Tax Debate

Time’s running short if Michigan is going to raise a lot more money to improve bumpy roads — a long source of frustration for drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

This is what one Michigan road looks like after the recent freeze/thaw cycle. (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Michigan Senate Amends Bill To Double Fuel Taxes To Fix Roads

Will a proposed gas tax be the cure to fix Michigan’s ravaged roads?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

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Senate Leader Wants $1.3-$1.5 Billion For Michigan Roads

A top Michigan senator says he’s looking to raise $1.3 billion to $1.5 billion a year more to maintain deteriorating roads and bridges.

05/20/2014

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Michigan Senate Eyes Bigger Gasoline Tax Increase

The fuel tax could equate to over 42 cents a gallon in five years — more than double the existing tax.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano) FILE

Snyder Backs Off Big Gas Tax Hike

“One of the ways we got in trouble with our transportation funding was, by having cents-per-gallon, we sort of went backwards.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

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Audit Questions Use Of Michigan Petroleum Tax

Millions of dollars from a petroleum tax have been diverted to plug holes in the state budget and pay interest on debt, Michigan’s auditor general said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

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