Lawmakers OK $10 Fee Hike For Off-Road VehiclesOff-road vehicle drivers in Michigan will pay at least $10 more for a license under legislation expected to be signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Mich. Road Funding Talks Still At StandstillHigh-level talks over fixing Michigan's deteriorating roads are at a standstill in the Capitol, with Republican and Democratic leaders still unable to agree much on how to even start.
Mich. Road Debate Light On How Money Divvied UpGov. Snyder is having a tough time persuading the GOP-led Legislature to swallow an increase in the state gasoline tax from 19 cents to 33 cents a gallon and a hike in car license plate fees by 60 percent.
GOP Leader: Odds Low For Road Funding Deal SoonA 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.
Shift In Debate About How To Raise Roads RevenueThe leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.
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.
Roads, Motorists' Money At Stake In MichiganA package of bills soon to be introduced in the Michigan Legislature is expected to propose higher vehicle registration fees and tax changes to raise more money for road repairs.