Whitmer Urges Congress To Pause 18-Cents-A-Gallon Gas TaxGov. Gretchen Whitmer joined five other Democratic governors Tuesday in urging Congress to pause the 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gasoline tax for the rest of the year to alleviate pump prices that exceed $4 per gallon.
Michigan Matters: The Road to Mackinac and Celebrity College Admissions ScandalCarol Cain takes a look at a fascinating new project called I.Detroit.. which will tell the story of the Motor City through the eyes of 100 people.
Gov. Whitmer Proposes New Way To Divvy Up Money For RoadworkGov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal to significantly increase fuel taxes to fix the roads is paired with another politically difficult plan — overhauling how Michigan divvies up what would be $2.1 billion in net new revenue.
Whitmer To Propose 45-Cent Gas Tax IncreaseGov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a 45-cent increase in Michigan's gasoline and diesel taxes to fix the roads, phased in later this year and in 2020.
Michigan Governor Signs Road-Spending Bills With Tax HikesThe legislation raises the 19-cents-a-gallon gasoline tax by 7.3 cents and vehicle registration fees by 20 percent in 2017.
Michigan Legislature OKs Roads Plan With Gas, Fee HikesThe proposal, which includes a 20 percent hike in vehicle registration fees and a 7.3-cent gasoline tax increase, drew nearly all its support from majority Republicans and was sent to GOP Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature.
Michigan House OKs New Roads Plan With Gas Tax, Fee HikesThe largely party-line votes came about a week after talks broke down between Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders to resolve differences between earlier House- and Senate-passed legislation.
Lawmakers Adjourn Until September Without Road-Funding Deal"Unfortunately, our negotiations have been a bit derailed in other things that are not roads," House Speaker Kevin Cotter said.
Michigan Senate OKs 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For Roads [Podcast]It was a close one, with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley serving as a tie-breaker.
Michigan Senate Panel OKs 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For RoadsThe full Senate could vote on the plan Wednesday.
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.