Lawmakers in Lansing are tossing around the idea of eliminating the gas tax in Michigan in favor of raising the state’s sales tax.
Charlie Langton spoke with Rep. Rick Olson, R-Saline, about a plan to fix Michigan’s roads: a gas tax hike. Can Michiganians afford another .09 cents per gallon?
State lawmakers this week will examine a plan to raise nearly $1.5 billion a year to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads and bridges. But it would come at a price to drivers.
Michigan governor Rick Snyder proposes a new plan in an attempt to raise more than a billion dollars a year to fix the state’s roads.
With Michigan’s roads and highways showing the signs of age, some Lansing lawmakers are suggesting the idea of increasing the gas tax to raise more money.