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Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

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

A deep pothole swallows tires of cars on the Northwestern Highway service drive at Red River. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Mich. Road Funding Talks Still At Standstill

High-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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2013

Potholes (credit: Getty Images)

Mich. Road Debate Light On How Money Divvied Up

Gov. Snyder is having a tough time persuading the GOP-led Legislature to swallow an increase in the state gasoline tax from 19 cents to 33 cents a gallon and a hike in car license plate fees by 60 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2013

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