Time is running out for lawmakers to get a deal done to fix the crumbling roads before their self-imposed summer break.
You can’t miss it along the pothole-ravaged Beresford Street.
Will a proposed gas tax be the cure to fix Michigan’s ravaged roads?
Michigan lawmakers have taken a step toward spending $450 million a year more on deteriorating roads, mostly by redirecting existing tax dollars.
It’s almost a done deal.
Half of that money is planned to be set to local communities in the new future.
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.
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.
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.
State House Speaker Jase Bolger isn’t ready endorse a higher sales tax as a solution.