Tax Increase

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Tax Backers Raise $3.2 Million, Mostly From Road Builders

If the constitutional amendment passes, Michigan’s 6 percent sales tax would increase to 7 percent and would no longer be applied to fuel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2015

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4th Group Forms To Oppose Michigan Sales Tax Boost For Roads

Citizens Against Middle Class Tax Increases is the fourth group formed to oppose Proposal 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2015

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Michigan Road Funding Talks Down To Final Day

House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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6 Things To Know About Michigan’s Gasoline Tax Debate

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

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SMART Bus System Wants Tax Increase To Keep Fleet On The Streets

SMART bus officials say their operations are poised to run out of gas — unless they get more money from taxpayers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

Troy Voters Say Pollster Using Scare Tactics

Voters in Troy are accusing a pollster of using scare tactics to win support of a tax increase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011

Detroit Casinos Feel Singled Out By Proposed 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011