Senate Committee Considers Funding Airport Improvements

4:01 pm
Sun May 18, 2014

Senate Committee Considers Funding Airport Improvements

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Groups representing local governments and schools concerned about diversion of funding
Lansing A Senate committee last week dramatically ramped up proposed spending to catch up on $730 million worth of improvements at Michigan airports, but its plan is drawing significant opposition. The proposal would add $32 million to $42 million a year to the pot of money available for airport improvements through an adjusted aviation fuel tax.