Road Repairs

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Ballot Measure To Hike Taxes For Road Work: Everything You Need To Know About Prop 1

Here are some questions, answers and everything else you need to know before Tuesday’s election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2015

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Households Would Pay $474 More In Taxes Under Road Proposal

Just how much more taxes people pay would vary and depend on family incomes, future fuel prices and consumer choices: what they buy, how much they drive, the type and age of their car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2015

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

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Michigan Road Proposal In Trouble? Poll Shows Majority Of Voters Against Sales Tax Hike

A new poll shows that Michigan’s road funding and sales tax proposal is in some trouble ahead of the May 5 primary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

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Audit Finds Some Michigan Bridge Inspections Lacking

An audit finds some bridges classified as being in critical condition aren’t being inspected as frequently or as thoroughly as they should be.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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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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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

FILE PHOTO. This is what one Michigan road looks like after the recent freeze/thaw cycle. (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Pushing For Gas Tax Hike, Snyder Releases Video Exhibiting State’s Crumbling Roads

“It’s time to fix the roads,” the governor says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2014

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State Lawmakers Rush To Try To Reach Deal On Road Repair Funding

Time is running out for lawmakers to get a deal done to fix the crumbling roads before their self-imposed summer break.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

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

‘Gov. Snyder, Thanks For The Potholes!’ Sign Reads

You can’t miss it along the pothole-ravaged Beresford Street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

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