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Michigan Senate Considers 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For RoadsThe proposal would raise the 19-cent gas tax by a nickel each year over three years.
Inkster Residents On The Hook For $1.4M Police Beating Settlement"Inkster residents may not be happy, but there's not a lot they can do about it."
Tax Backers Raise $3.2 Million, Mostly From Road BuildersIf the constitutional amendment passes, Michigan's 6 percent sales tax would increase to 7 percent and would no longer be applied to fuel.
4th Group Forms To Oppose Michigan Sales Tax Boost For RoadsCitizens Against Middle Class Tax Increases is the fourth group formed to oppose Proposal 1.
Michigan Road Funding Talks Down To Final DayHouse Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are "very close" to an agreement.
6 Things To Know About Michigan's Gasoline Tax DebateTime's running short if Michigan is going to raise a lot more money to improve bumpy roads — a long source of frustration for drivers.
SMART Bus System Wants Tax Increase To Keep Fleet On The StreetsSMART bus officials say their operations are poised to run out of gas -- unless they get more money from taxpayers.
Troy Voters Say Pollster Using Scare TacticsVoters in Troy are accusing a pollster of using scare tactics to win support of a tax increase.
Detroit Casinos Feel Singled Out By Proposed Tax IncreaseOperators of Detroit's three casinos say they are opposed to a tax increase proposed in Mayor Dave Bing's budget presentation to the City Council.
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