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Road Repairs

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

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

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

FILE PHOTO. 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

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