The roundtable talked about what comes next in the bid to repair our crumbling roads with all eyes looking to state legislators for action.
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.
“At this rate, nobody knows what’s going to happen,” Skubick said.
Snyder, who traveled across the state to explain the plan and urge its passage, conceded that it was dead shortly after all polls closed.
Snyder was joined by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon and labor and church leaders at Eastern Market to promote the Proposal One’s passage.
Gov. Rick Snyder says he is not angling for a cabinet position despite speculation that his travels around the country promoting Michigan’s rebound is a pathway to a GOP presidential bid or other position at the federal level.
Detroit Federation of Teachers President Steve Conn calls Snyder’s proposed new system “an abomination.”
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“This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools.”
The plan could change drastically if Michigan voters next week approve a sales tax increase to trigger more money for deteriorating roads.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has given the thumbs down to trying to bring two giant pandas to the Motor City.