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Road Repairs

A tire destroyed by a pothole in metro Detroit. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Michigan Lawmakers Approve $215 Million For Roads

It’s almost a done deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Potholes go curb-to-curb across E. Grand Blvd. at Chene, alongside I-94.  (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder And Legislators Agree On $200M For Road Repairs

Half of that money is planned to be set to local communities in the new future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

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House OKs Road Money, Accounts For Medicaid Delay

A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder points to a chart during a media roundtable. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Snyder Unveils $52B Budget, Tax Cut For Homeowners

Snyder is proposing a $52 billion state budget that includes a tax break for moderate-income homeowners and a 6% funding boost for public universities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

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5 Mich. Issues In Doubt Besides Medicaid Expansion

The Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

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How To Fix Michigan’s Roads? Discussion On Mackinac

State House Speaker Jase Bolger isn’t ready endorse a higher sales tax as a solution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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Gov. Snyder, GOP Lawmakers Agree To Budget Targets

Lawmakers have an extra $700 million to use in finalizing a roughly $49 billion spending plan thanks to better-than-expected tax collections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Potholes cover a lane of traffic along Greenfield Road in Southfield. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Potholes To Get Facelift During Summer Makeover

The Michigan Department of Transportation (M-DOT) says it will be making repairs on I-94, I-696, I-75 and Woodward Avenue this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2013