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M&K Truck Centers Expands in Michigan

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M&K Truck Centers has expanded its business in Michigan with the purchase of Volvo truck dealerships in Flint and Saginaw from Graff Truck Centers.

September 5, 2018
Government

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Creates Two Infrastructure Councils

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed legislation creating two councils dedicated solely to infrastructure management.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 9, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Michigan Governor Calls for Federal Gas Tax Hike to Fix State’s Ravaged Roads

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It’s time to raise the federal gas tax to help fix Michigan’s ravaged roads, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said March 20.

Paul Egan | Detroit Free Press
March 20, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

Mobility, Modernization Top Goals for Colorado and Michigan Governors

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, whose states have significant freight corridors, set goals to overhaul the infrastructure in their states to ensure that the goods that bolster their economy can move freely.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 19, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Million Square-Foot Distribution Center in Detroit to be Redeveloped — Reportedly for Amazon

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Up to 1,000 jobs could be coming to Shelby Township, Michigan through the development of a more than 1-million-square-foot distribution center at a former automotive electronics supplier site.

Christina Hall | Detroit Free Press
July 19, 2017
Government

75 MPH Speed Limit OK'd for Some Rural Michigan Highways

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LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder jumped on the speed train Jan. 5 when he signed a bill boosting the state's speed limit to 75 miles per hour on about 600 miles of highways in rural areas of the state. The bills also raise the maximum speed limit for trucks from 60 to 65 mph.

Kathleen Gray | Detroit Free Press
January 5, 2017
Government

Bills Could Speed Up Michigan Highways

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About 600 miles of Michigan freeways will see speed limits increase to 75 mph, and 900 miles of state highway will increase to 65 mph if Gov. Rick Snyder signs the collection of legislation that awaits his review.

Mark Johnson | The Record-Eagle (Traverse City, Mich.)
January 3, 2017
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Eases in August to Four-Month Low

Consumer confidence eased in August to a four-month low as Americans become less optimistic about their finances for the year ahead.

August 26, 2016
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Drops High Earners Shaken by Brexit

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Consumer confidence in the United States dropped in July as U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union flustered high-income earners.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
July 15, 2016
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

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