Michigan road funding


The State Board of Education could join the effort to pass a May ballot proposal to boost road funding. State lawmakers are asking voters to approve raising the sales tax from six percent to seven percent



Governor Rick Snyder is expected to start signing bills Monday as part of a package to boost state road funding. The legislation is contingent on a May ballot question that would raise Michigan’s sales tax from six percent to seven percent. 

Question before voters is part of package approved last week to improve state's roads

Issue will be on statewide ballot in May

Agreement announced on last day of "lame duck" session of Legislature