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Paul Prange, Tom Canedo, Gov Rick Snyder, Carol Cain, Rod Alberts and Hiram Jackson at the Michigan Chronicle's "Pancakes and Politics" forum. They are holding rocks the governor brought from potholes and broken roadways to the stage as he talked about his support of  Proposal 1. (credit: Ken Bryant)/CBS 62)

Gov. Snyder Rocks Pancakes And Politics With Talk Of Road Woes, Prop 1

Gov. Rick Snyder brought giant rocks with him — from potholes found on area roads — as he took to the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” stage and talked about why he was supporting Proposal 1.

04/17/2015

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Pros And Cons Of Proposal 1 Debated During WWJ Newsradio News Special

“Even in its best year – 40 percent goes to nothing related to the roads – it doesn’t repair our roads.”

CBS Detroit–04/14/2015

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“Fix or Flat” Proposal 1 News Special Tuesday, April 14

WWJ Midday Anchor Jackie Paige hosts on-air news special April 14th on the upcoming Proposal 1 Vote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2015

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

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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Governor Rick Snyder Talks Roads With Stoney, Bill And Sara

Governor Rick Snyder stops by the studio to talk about Proposal 1. Plus find out what’s new in the world of the governor.

03/23/2015

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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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Tax Backers Raise $3.2 Million, Mostly From Road Builders

If the constitutional amendment passes, Michigan’s 6 percent sales tax would increase to 7 percent and would no longer be applied to fuel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2015

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Big Businesses Spend $7M To Keep Tax Cut Intact

Big business has spent nearly $7 million promoting Proposal 1 in the last few weeks, even though there’s no organized opposition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2014

The Henry Ford Community College campus. (Photo from Wikimedia Commons, Photographer Dwight Burdette)

HFCC: Passage Of Millage Proposal Critical To School Moving Forward

The stakes are high for Henry Ford Community College — as it awaits the fate of a pair of bond requests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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