Michigan Roads

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Eliminating Tax Credits For Low-Income Families Part Of New Republican Plan To Fix Roads

“We can do it – if we have the will to prioritize,” said House Speak Kevin Cotter.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

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Voters Rejected Proposal 1, So What’s Plan B For Michigan Roads?

State Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, told WWJ legal analyst Charlie Langton he wants to tap the state’s catastrophic fund, which has $20 billion in it, to fund road repairs.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

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

Poll: Michigan Voters Overwhelmingly Want Lawmakers To Give Up Summer Vacation, Focus On Roads

“At this rate, nobody knows what’s going to happen,” Skubick said.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

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Ballot Measure To Hike Taxes For Road Work: Everything You Need To Know About Prop 1

Here are some questions, answers and everything else you need to know before Tuesday’s election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2015

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

May Election Tests Pothole Angst Vs. Will To Raise Taxes

More than half of Michigan’s major roads will be in poor condition within a decade if nothing’s done, up from 38 percent in 2014 and 23 percent in 2006.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2015

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Households Would Pay $474 More In Taxes Under Road Proposal

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2015

Potholes along I-75 in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Most Of $1.2B In New Funds Would Go To County, City Roads

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2015

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Michigan Road Proposal In Trouble? Poll Shows Majority Of Voters Against Sales Tax Hike

A new poll shows that Michigan’s road funding and sales tax proposal is in some trouble ahead of the May 5 primary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

Potholes go curb-to-curb across E. Grand Blvd. at Chene, alongside I-94.   (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Charlie Langton: Would People Pay More In Sales Tax To Fix Michigan Roads?

“There was a pothole out here last year that I put a baby doll in because it was so deep.”

03/24/2015

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Lawmaker Recommends Taking Money Earmarked For Accident Victims To Fix Michigan Roads

One Michigan lawmaker says he has a “Plan B” to fix Michigan’s roads that does not involve a tax increase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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