Road Repairs

Inside the Capitol dome in Lansing. (credit: istock)

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

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

Michigan Senate Amends Bill To Double Fuel Taxes To Fix Roads

Will a proposed gas tax be the cure to fix Michigan’s ravaged roads?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

Potholes cover Midland Steet in Highland Park (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 50)

House Panels OK Redirecting $450 Million To Road Repairs

Michigan lawmakers have taken a step toward spending $450 million a year more on deteriorating roads, mostly by redirecting existing tax dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2014

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

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

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

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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