Tag Archives: Michigan Roads

State Senate leader plans to up the ante on road funding in coming weeks


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Until recently, it seemed like boosting the state’s gas tax, vehicle registration fees, or other new sources of revenue to help fix Michigan’s crumbling roads was off the table this year.
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Some prominent Democrats skeptical about proposal to fix roads


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A state House Republican plan to fix Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure is drawing criticism from some prominent Democrats.
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Speaker rolls out new roads plan

DSC07421In Lansing, Republicans have rolled out a new plan to pay for fixing and maintaining roads and bridges.
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Budget will with roadwork money headed to Snyder

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The Legislature has approved a mid-year budget bill that includes $215 million for roads. It now goes to Governor Rick Snyder.
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Governor meets with legislative leaders to hammer out road fix, Medicaid deal

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAState lawmakers are about to dive into the process of crafting a budget for next fiscal year. But they have to fix some problems with the current year’s budget first.
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Penn. transportation official explains how Michigan can fix roads

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACounty road commissioners meeting in Lansing Wednesday heard from a Pennsylvania transportation official on how Michigan can spend more money on its crumbling roads.
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Lawmakers to iron out differences on emergency road money and Medicaid shortfall bill

file5201336372254The state House and Senate have not been able to agree on a mid-year budget bill.
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