The proposal would raise the 19-cent gas tax by a nickel each year over three years.
“Inkster residents may not be happy, but there’s not a lot they can do about it.”
If the constitutional amendment passes, Michigan’s 6 percent sales tax would increase to 7 percent and would no longer be applied to fuel.
Citizens Against Middle Class Tax Increases is the fourth group formed to oppose Proposal 1.
House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.
Time’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 officials say their operations are poised to run out of gas — unless they get more money from taxpayers.
Voters in Troy are accusing a pollster of using scare tactics to win support of a tax increase.
Operators 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.