Michigan road funding

6:25 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Land Calls For Cutting Federal Gas Tax, Letting States Keep More Money

Democrats call the Republican Senate candidate's plan "far-fetched and irresponsible"
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land proposed Tuesday taking away control of 75 percent of the 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gas tax from Uncle Sam and letting states like Michigan decide how to spend it.
8:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Schauer Opposes Raising Taxes for Roads

Democratic candidate for governor favors higher fees for heavy commercial trucks
Lansing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said Tuesday he opposes any increase in the states fuel taxes to fund road increases, drawing a distinction with Gov. Rick Snyders three-year-long push for raising the tax on gas and diesel.
6:15 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Michigan Legislature Could Vote on Marijuana and Roads During Summer Session

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

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

$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.

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