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Public Forum to Be Held on Proposed State Sales Tax Increase
The League of Women Voters - Flint Area will host a public forum this week on State ballot Proposal 15-1, a proposed sales tax increase that would generate funds to fix Michigan roads.
The free forum asks 'What do Michigan Voters Need to Know' and will feature panelists who will present inf…
Michigan Senate Passes Gas Tax Increase to Help Fix Roads
The Michigan Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would increase gas taxes over the next four years to raise more than $1 billion annually to fix the state's deteriorating roads and bridges.
According to the Detroit Free Press, the wholesale tax would begin at 9% on April 1, 2015 and would…
Michigan Legislature Adjourns for Summer without Road Fix Deal
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for their summer recess on Thursday without a deal to fund fixing the state's deteriorating roads. According to WNEM, talks broke down over a proposed gradual increase to the state's gasoline tax. The plan would have allowed the 19-cents-a-gallon tax rise…
State Senate Rejects Gasoline Tax Increase to Fix Roads
A proposal to raise the state's gasoline tax as a way to improve Michigan's roads and bridges has stalled in the Senate.
According to NBC 25, senators broke early this morning (6/12) after a marathon session without passing a measure that would more than double the 19 cents a gallon tax wit…
Lt. Governor Calley Signs Supplemental Budget
Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed a $330 million supplemental budget on Friday that will help fix winter road damage, fund vital mental health services and support the Office for New Americans.
In a statement Calley said "while Michigan is still in need of a comprehensive road fun…

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