Michigan Legislature

Democrats have criticized process saying the bulk ends up in Republican districts

Statehouse Speaker Jase Bolger has proposed a plan for how the state could raise badly needed road maintenance and repair funds.

Gongwer News Service reports that the greatest amount of money would come from sales and use taxes that are already in place. Bolger says those sources could yield $450 million for roads by next year.

Bill adds to debate over what to do with a projected state budget surplus

Survey finds smaller support for tax cut

Cut moves to full Senate after approval on party-line vote