Michigan road funding

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State Representative Jon Hoadley says “hypocrisy itself is not an expellable offense.” 

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Michigan Public Radio Network Capitol Bureau Chief and Managing Editor Rick Pluta says two state lawmakers caught up in a sex and cover up scandal have isolated themselves, leaving them with no allies to weather the storm. 


State House Democrats want to protect Michigan’s prevailing wage law as part of a road funding deal. 


 (MPRN-Lansing) A conference committee will iron out differences between state House and Senate plans to boost road funding. 


State lawmakers return this week from a month-long break with hopes of passing a new road funding plan. Action on road funding has been stalled since July when lawmakers left Lansing for a month-long break.