Michigan road funding

Road Funding Talks Hit Roadblock at State Capitol

Oct 15, 2015

(MPRN-Lansing) Talks over raising taxes to fix roads have hit yet another roadblock at the state Capitol. 

"LANSING — Road funding talks are at an impasse and may be suspended indefinitely, Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday after meeting behind closed doors for more than an hour with the four legislative leaders from both parties." (Detroit Free Press)


Democrats at the state Capitol have unveiled a new plan meant to help middle class families. The proposal would create or increase tax credits and deductions for families, seniors, and college students. 


The state House returns this week with two fewer members. The House expelled Cindy Gamrat and Todd Courser resigned late last week due to a sex-and-cover-up scandal. 

"LANSING — Could the removal of tea party lawmakers Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat from the Legislature help pave the way to a road funding deal?" (Detroit Free Press)