Michigan road funding

6:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Road Projects in Vicksburg and Schoolcraft get State Funding

$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

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

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.
6:44 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Lawmakers Scramble to Reach Road Funding Deal Before Summer Break

Stand off between House and Senate holding up a deal on funding infrastructure repair
LANSING - Today is crunch day for Michigan lawmakers in their attempt to strike a major funding deal to fix Michigan's deteriorating roads before going home for their summer break on Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, who is pushing for a major hike in the fuel tax, says he probably won't even try to move legislation Thursday unless he is able to strike a deal today.
7:37 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Lawmakers Closer to Road Funding Deal

Voters could have choice between higher gas tax or increase in general sales tax
LANSING - Michigan motorists who are fed up with the condition of the state's roads may get some relief after all, as Republican and Democratic lawmakers have moved closer to a deal with only three session days left before they break for the summer.