If voters approve a measure on Michigan’s May 5 ballot to improve roads and bridges, the $2.1 billion tax hike would average $545 per household in 2016 — or $45 a month — according to calculations by The Associated Press.
The plan has been criticized because not all of the money raised would be dedicated to road repairs.
Voters in metro Detroit will hit the polls Tuesday to weigh in on bond issues and decide who will fill seats in local governments.
An Oakland County judge has ordered Troy officials to hold an election in May to choose a replacement for the Detroit suburb’s recalled mayor.
The city attorney in Troy has sent a letter to the State Elections office hoping to avoid a lawsuit over a special election for mayor.
A spokesperson for Gov. Snyder says the state will not help offset the cost of Wednesday’s special primary election held to fill former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter’s seat.
Kerry Bentivolio beat four other southeastern Michigan Republicans in a special primary Wednesday and will advance to a special general election to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term.
To say the turnout has been light would be an understatement in Wednesday’s special election to fill the vacated seat of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter in Wayne County.
Five southeast Michigan Republicans are competing for a chance to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s term in Congress.
And to think that just months ago, the race for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District was shaping up to be uneventful.