Lauren Gibbons

Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Michigan House Bills Could Prompt Local Fuel Taxes

A road under construction Michigan. A Michigan road is closed for repair. (Aftab Borka/

Gas prices could look a little different across county lines under legislation proposed in the Michigan House this week.

Lauren Gibbons |
September 13, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Ideas Abound to Fix Michigan Roads

Michigan Roads Whitmer (Al Goldis/Associated Press)

Negotiations are well underway in Michigan government as legislative Republicans and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer look to reach a compromise on the state budget, an issue closely tied this year to finding more money for fixing the roads.

Lauren Gibbons |
August 22, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Infrastructure Funding Hits Roadblocks in Michigan Legislature

Gas Marco Ugarte/Associated Press

As negotiations over Michigan’s annual budget pick up the pace, fissures are developing between the Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over the perennial problem of road funding.

Lauren Gibbons |
April 5, 2019