Michigan Roads

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Tax Bump For Road Repairs: Prop 1 Ballot Language Approved

Voters will decide whether they want to increase the state sales tax and raise $1.3 billion a year more for transportation infrastructure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2015

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Could The Selfie License Plate Fund Michigan Roads?

I think I’ve come up with something that might actually take off and make Michigan a trendsetter.

97.1 The Ticket–02/25/2015

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New Michigan Legislature’s Early Agenda Depends On May Vote

“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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Metro Detroit Wakes Up To Snow Friday: ‘Problems Are All Over’

On M-59 westbound, east of I-75, there were multiple accidents with police on the scene.

CBS Detroit–01/09/2015

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Michigan Residents To Vote On Sales Tax Increase In May

A proposed tax hike aimed at improving Michigan’s transportation infrastructure and schools is heading to voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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A Look At Michigan’s Road Funding Plan

The fate of the tax hike rests entirely with voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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Michigan Road Funding Talks Down To Final Day

House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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

Michigan Road Funding Deal In Doubt With Deadline A Day Away

Leaders agree more than a billion dollars is needed to fix the roads. At issue is how much of a tax increase residents should pay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

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

With Roads A Top Priority, Michigan Senate Meets For Rare Monday Session

The top issue for Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders remains a potential tax increase to boost road funding.

12/15/2014

Potholes cover Midland Steet in Highland Park (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 50)

Lawmakers Face Pivotal Point In Road Funding Talks

It’s crunch time for Michigan lawmakers to reach a deal to address deteriorating roads and bridges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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