Two lawmakers introduced a bill that aims to provide long-term maintenance for roads.
Republican Reps. Steve Carra of Three Rivers and Gary Eisen of St. Clair Twp. introduced House Bill (HB) 5369, aiming to require long-term contracts for road construction and maintenance. Read More
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced Thursday afternoon it has closed an $800 million bond issue.
The $800 million is the first installment in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Rebuilding Michigan program.
The governor is seeking to raise $3.5 billion to repair and expand Michigan’s infrastructure after her plan to raise the state’s fuel tax by 45 cents a gallon became a legislative nonstarter and tremendously unpopular with voters. Read More
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 45-cent fuel tax is likely out of gas, House Democratic Leader Christine Greig said, even as some attack Democrats’ statements that all of the $2.5 billion generated would be spent on roads. Read More