michigan funding

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 | MLive.com
August 22, 2019
Government, Safety

Michigan’s D+ Infrastructure Grade Signals Funding Need, Lead Engineer Says

Detroit Potholes Potholes in Detroit by fixmistate.org

Michigan’s D+ infrastructure grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers is indicative of funding challenges the state has faced for years, according to one of the engineers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 13, 2018
Government, Business

Michigan Voters Reject Transportation Funding Plan That Would Have Raised Sales Tax

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Michigan voters have overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure that would have raised the state sales tax from 6% to 7% as the key element in a sweeping transportation funding plan now dead.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 6, 2015