Infrastructure

Groups call on Legislature to continue work on budget, roads, revenue

The GOP-led Michigan House and Senate have passed versions of the fiscal year 2020 budget far apart from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal for...
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House Dems push new business taxes to fix roads

Updated, 11:48 a.m. with additional comments from House Democrats Michigan House Democrats are out with their own road-funding plan and it’s a sharp departure from...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan deserves great schools and roads. It’s time...

It’s been more than 100 days since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer came up with the most business-friendly solution to fix the roads and start to...
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Community benefits program announced for Gordie Howe Bridge

The Gordie Howe International Bridge will include a substantial community benefits program, according to a Friday announcement by the public and private team responsible...

GOP backs down on Gordie Howe Bridge, House springs transportation budget

Michigan’s GOP-led House on Thursday passed a $5.4 billion fiscal year 2020 transportation budget proposal that unlocks new money for road repairs that has...

Susan J. Demas: The GOP finally has an infrastructure plan: Sell...

In what was, perhaps, the most perfect Onion story ever written, the city of Detroit was sold at auction to “bulk scrap dealers and...

House budget would stop Michigan spending on Gordie Howe Bridge

Updated with MDOT comments, 9:50 p.m. A GOP-led Michigan House panel passed a budget proposal Wednesday that would prohibit the state from spending any taxpayer...

Rick Haglund: Below the surface, Michigan’s economy has serious flaws

Let’s start with some good news: Michigan has the 13th best economy in the country, far surpassing the performance of surrounding Great Lakes states,...

House GOP counters Whitmer’s 45-cent fuel tax hike with scaled-back roads...

Michigan House Republicans on Thursday released a plan to dedicate Michigan’s 6-percent sales tax on vehicle fuel to state roads. They also advanced a...

Inslee talks climate change, water shutoffs during Detroit visit

Presidential hopeful Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has described himself as the “climate candidate.” On Tuesday, he visited sections of Detroit during what was described...

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