Michigan Roads

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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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House Approves Road Funding Bill, Using Money Which Would Go To Schools, Local Governments

The Republican-led Senate recently voted to more than double Michigan’s 19-cents-a-gallon gas tax to boost road funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

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2-Year Construction Project Over Zilwaukee Bridge Completed

The $70-million reconstruction project of I-75 through Saginaw County is has been completed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2014

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

Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014

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Anti-Poverty Group: Hike Fuel Tax, Not Sales Tax

Legislative leaders are considering a possible tax hike before year’s end to improve the condition of roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

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

Researchers: Rubberized Asphalt May Be Key To Solving Michigan’s Road Woes

Could scrap tires hold the answers needed to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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