Michigan road funding

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The stalemate over road funding continues in the Michigan Legislature. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate could vote Tuesday on a proposal to boost road funding. Ahead of that vote, Gov. Rick Snyder appears to be warming to the plan which would make big cuts to the state budget. 

"Lansing — The latest legislative plan for fixing Michigan’s crumbling roadways would divert $806 million from the state’s $10 billion general fund plus untold hundreds of millions in future income tax reductions when fully implemented by 2021." (Detroit News)


(MPRN-Lansing) The state House met into the night to adopt a road-funding plan, but it seems that a final deal on paying for road repairs remains elusive. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Republicans in Lansing are sniping at each other over the impasse in road funding.