Michigan Senate Short Votes For Road Plan With Fee, Tax HikesA divided Senate was trying to narrowly approve higher vehicle registration fees and fuel taxes and redirect existing tax revenue as part of a plan to improve the state's deteriorating roads.
Senate Leader Calls For Vote On 'Last, Best' Roads Deal"Put the last, best deal that we had on the table, put that up for a vote and go get the votes..."
Gov. Snyder: $1.2 Billion Road-Funding Talks Are At An ImpasseThe governor told reporters that he would schedule no further talks "unless I see progress."
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.
Lawmakers Resume Push For Michigan Road-Funding PlanMichigan legislators cajoled and negotiated Wednesday for an elusive $1.2 billion road-funding deal.
House Aims For $1.2 Billion Road-Funding Deal This WeekLegislators are eying a compromise that could include a boost in fuel tax and vehicle along with shifting money from other spending priorities.
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.
Snyder Signs $54.5B Michigan Budget; Lasting Road Plan ElusiveThe state will spend nearly $1.7 billion, or 3 percent, more than in this fiscal year, according to the state budget office.
Michigan Tax Credit For Low-Wage Earners May Be EliminatedHouse Republicans voted last week to end the earned income tax credit as part of a $1.2 billion road-funding plan, saving at least $115 million a year.