Items Tagged with 'roads'

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Lawmakers need to come together to fix roads

July 24, 2015
We have been spinning our wheels on road funding in Michigan for years. Read More

Many savings options are available when it comes to roads

June 26, 2015
Editor: As a small business owner recently on a sales call in Battle Creek, I was amused to witness four Michigan State Police Suburbans parked outside a restaurant during the lunch hour left running while four state police officers dined on their chosen fare. Read More

Senators back to ‘fixing’ non-existent problems instead of fixing roads

May 15, 2015
Michigan legislators were roundly chastised in April before the statewide ballot proposal to fund road repairs, construction and transportation was soundly defeated by voters. Read More

Road plan increases state spending and is filled with pork

April 3, 2015
On May 5, Michigan voters will be called upon to consider a change in the Michigan sales tax law, raising it from 6 to 7 percent. Read More

State’s roads need support

March 20, 2015
Editor: I encourage everyone to register to vote and educate themselves on Proposal 1, which will be on the May 5, 2015, ballot. Read More

Legislature accelerates road funding package

May 30, 2014
Transportation in Michigan is at a momentous — but potholed — crossroads. Read More

Other states may hold clues to fixing Michigan’s roads

Oregon’s tax on mileage, not fuel, would be one consideration.

LANSING — Michigan and nearby states share road-funding concerns, but the Mitten might not have access to the same solutions. Read More

Metro Council passes $87.3M improvement package

June 14, 2013
Grand Valley Metro Council approved its Transportation Improvement Program and passed a resolution that calls on the state Legislature to come up with a funding plan to fix and maintain Michigan’s roads and bridges. Read More

Are we on a 'highway to gravel'?

May 8, 2013
West Michigan roads have hit a dead end. Read More