Democratic votes likely key to more road funding

6:56 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Democratic votes likely key to more road funding

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Snyder has offered few details of a proposal to fund road improvements. But the governor has hinted as higher vehicle registration fees and more gas tax revenue
Observers say Gov. Rick Snyder's call last week for the Legislature to devise a plan to increase road funding by $1.2 billion annually offers the best chance in many years of addressing the state's deteriorating roads and transportation funding reform that has languished for decades.