Michigan road funding

6:15 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Michigan Legislature Could Vote on Marijuana and Roads During Summer Session

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Lawmakers adjourned for summer last month without a long-term plan for fixing roads
LANSING - The Legislature has a few session days scheduled through July and August that traditionally have been used to introduce bills and not much more. Roll call generally isn't taken and neither are any votes. But this year, that might change.
6:13 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Calhoun County Road Projects Funded by State

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Largest share goes to improving I-94 Business Loop from I-69 to Marshall Circle
Calhoun County will see an additional $6.1 million in road projects after the state announced additional funding Wednesday. Funding for projects in Kalamazoo County were also announced.
6:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Road Projects in Vicksburg and Schoolcraft get State Funding

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$230-million in grants was set aside for road projects across the state
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - As they struggle to deal with storm damage this week, the villages of Schoolcraft and Vicksburg finally got some good news Wednesday. They will be getting more than a $750,000 in state special road projects funding, said, state Rep. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage.
6:24 am
Fri June 13, 2014

State Legislature Breaks for Summer Without Deal on Road Funding

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Senate Majority Leader says he'll convene summer work group on roads
LANSING, MI -- A push to fund road and bridge repairs by modifying fuel taxes crashed and burned Thursday night in the Michigan Senate, where lawmakers rejected a modest proposal one day after avoiding a vote on a larger plan to generate more than $1 billion a year.
6:16 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Road Repair Package Stalls in State Senate

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Thursday is last day to reach agreement before Legislature's summer break begins
LANSING — An effort to sharply hike fuel taxes to fix crumbling roads and bridges went down to a stinging defeat in the Michigan Senate late Wednesday.