Just how much more taxes people pay would vary and depend on family incomes, future fuel prices and consumer choices: what they buy, how much they drive, the type and age of their car.
Not all of the $1.2 billion-plus influx would go to roads and bridges immediately. Much of the new tax revenue would instead be used to pay down debt.
A new poll shows that Michigan’s road funding and sales tax proposal is in some trouble ahead of the May 5 primary.
“There was a pothole out here last year that I put a baby doll in because it was so deep.”
One Michigan lawmaker says he has a “Plan B” to fix Michigan’s roads that does not involve a tax increase.
Voters will decide whether they want to increase the state sales tax and raise $1.3 billion a year more for transportation infrastructure.
I think I’ve come up with something that might actually take off and make Michigan a trendsetter.
“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”
On M-59 westbound, east of I-75, there were multiple accidents with police on the scene.
A proposed tax hike aimed at improving Michigan’s transportation infrastructure and schools is heading to voters.