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GOP Leader: Odds Low For Road Funding Deal Soon

A multi-pronged plan to raise more money for road and bridge repairs by asking Michigan voters to increase the retail sales tax doesn’t appear headed for a vote — at least for now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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Shift In Debate About How To Raise Roads Revenue

The leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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GOP Pushes For 6% Tax For Online Sales

Michigan Republican lawmakers are working to make online retailers collect the same sales taxes as brick-and-mortar businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

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Michigan Road Bills Would Raise Gas Tax, Vehicle Fee

Under a six-measure package introduced by Republicans on Wednesday, the gasoline tax would nearly double and registration fees for cars and pickup trucks would rise 80 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

Would You Vote To Raise Mich. Sales Tax If State Axes Gas Tax?

Lawmakers in Lansing are tossing around the idea of eliminating the gas tax in Michigan in favor of raising the state’s sales tax.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012

Bill Would Require Inmates To Pay Sales Tax

A bill in Lansing would force inmates to pay sales tax on prison purchases for the first time in more than 40 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

Survey: More Shoppers Poised To Spend Online This Season

Twenty one percent of consumers say they plan on staying home and searching online for shopping deals on the Monday after Thanksgiving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011

New Legislation Would Mandate Online Sales Tax

Paying taxes on your online purchases may soon become a reality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2011

Sales Tax To Services On Hold

A proposal to extend the state sales tax to services is being put on hold, for now.

02/03/2011

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