Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills, topped by the most pressing legislation of all: boosting road funding.
By now every driver knows the drill: the price of gas ratchets up, there’s an outcry among motorists, and then things settle down as the higher price becomes the new normal. And unfortunately, there’s no going back to the “good ole days.”
Low prices for gas and high costs of retrieving it from deep rock offer little incentive for major development.
Look on the bright side: The average is about 32 cents per gallon less than last year at this time.
Drivers in Auburn Hills should be pumped about this — free gas!
Auditors say an agency can do a better job inspecting gas station pumps to make sure consumers are getting what they pay for.
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a house explosion in Ypsilanti Township.
With gas prices still above $4 a gallon, the timing couldn’t be better.
With gas prices in Michigan the highest in the continental United States, state House Democrats are calling for an investigation.
Average retail gasoline prices in Detroit have risen 19 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 per gallon.