Is the Cost of Fixing Michigan Roads Too High?

May is still three months away, but the rough winter weather and subsequent potholes serve as a ready reminder that Michigan roads are in desperate need of repair. Which is why May 5 is such a red-letter date; it's the day Michigan residents will vote on the proposed road tax. But what exactly does that mean? In mid-December 2014, leaders of the Michigan House and Senate drafted a compromise that would 'Increase state taxes and spending by $1.9 billion, of which just $1.2 billion goes to fix … [Read more...]