Michigan Roads

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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

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Hackel Points Finger At Mich. Legislature: Find Political Courage To Fix Roads

Hackel says he thinks many lawmakers are not moving forward on a funding solution out of fear of not getting re-elected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

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

New MI Budget Bill Includes $330M Supplement, Mostly For Roads

Calley said Friday a comprehensive road funding fix is still needed, but this money will address potholes and other problems caused by the harsh winter.

CBS Detroit–03/14/2014

Potholes (1) Greenfield Rd (PSweeting)

Macomb County Teams Up With City Of Warren To Fight Potholes

With road crews struggling to keep up with the cracks and crevices on area streets, Warren’s mayor proposes a unique agreement: Let our city patch county pavement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

House OKs Road Money, Accounts For Medicaid Delay

A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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Michigan Panel Plans $100M For Plowing, Potholes

“There’s an emergency – a serious pothole problem – which is about to get much worse,” said Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder points to a chart during a media roundtable. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Snyder Unveils $52B Budget, Tax Cut For Homeowners

Snyder is proposing a $52 billion state budget that includes a tax break for moderate-income homeowners and a 6% funding boost for public universities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

A snow plow clears several inches of snow and drops salt along Warren Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) FILE.

Tri-County Road Budgets In Jeopardy After Grueling Winter

Counties are rapidly spending their road maintenance budgets and it could leave less for much-needed repairs in the summer.

01/29/2014

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$115 Million To Fund 103 Michigan Road Projects

Michigan officials say dozens of transportation projects are being paid for by $115 million in extra money that lawmakers put in the budget for roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

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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