Lawmakers Scramble to Reach Road Funding Deal Before Summer Break

6:44 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Lawmakers Scramble to Reach Road Funding Deal Before Summer Break

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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.