Every U.S. state taxes fuel sales to fund road repairs.
Fully half of them, however, divert a portion of those taxes for other purposes. And Michigan, with a gas-tax diversion rate (GTDR) of 33.9 percent, is ranked with New Jersey as the third highest GTDR in the nation. Only New York (37.5 percent) and Rhode Island (37.1 percent) have higher GTDRs. Read More
Michigan budget talks came to an abrupt halt between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican leaders after a compromise for the gax tax could not be reached. Eighteen days remain for state legislators to pass a budget to avoid a government shutdown. Read More
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has stalled talks on the proposed 45-cent gas tax in the state’s annual budget as state legislators have till October 1 to reach an agreement to avoid a government shutdown. Read More