gas tax

7:37 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Lawmakers Closer to Road Funding Deal

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Voters could have choice between higher gas tax or increase in general sales tax
LANSING - Michigan motorists who are fed up with the condition of the state's roads may get some relief after all, as Republican and Democratic lawmakers have moved closer to a deal with only three session days left before they break for the summer.
6:50 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Legislature Could Deal With Road Funding Issue Before Summer Recess

Lead in text: 
If deal is approved it could fall between House legislation, and more expensive Senate package
LANSING - Tuesday's passage of the Detroit bankruptcy bills in the Michigan Senate puts the spotlight back on fixing roads as the No. 1 issue for the Legislature to deal with before it breaks for the summer. The House has passed a package of bills that propose to raise about $450 million a year to fix crumbling roads and bridges.