The millages would renew both police and fire funding, while possibly adding additional personnel.
Michigan’s elections director has released proposed wording of a road funding ballot proposal asking voters if they want to increase the state sales tax.
“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”
Unlike 2010, when the outsider venture capitalist rolled to an 18-point victory, Snyder faces a tougher challenge from seasoned campaigner Mark Schauer, the Democratic nominee.
All the campaign rhetoric comes to a head Tuesday–as Michigan voters head to the polls for Election Day.
Just five weeks away from Election Day, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder visited the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo on Monday night.
Both Mark Schauer and incumbent Rick Snyder know the major political obstacles to dedicating $1.2 to $2 billion more a year to roads and bridges in Michigan.
Mayors and others fear that if Prop 1 fails, the Legislature will re-enact the tax cut without diverting replacement revenue to municipalities.
Tim Beck is known as the “godfather” of marijuana in Michigan, had successfully led the state-wide initiative five years ago to legalize the use of medical marijuana.
Judge Robert Colombo tossed out a lawsuit that claimed Evans should not be on the ballot because he did not establish residency in the county 30 days before the filing deadline.