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Michigan Radio: Get Ready For More Potholes This Spring

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21st October

Legislative inaction on road funding means another horrendous pothole season ahead.



Survey Highlights Public Misconception Regarding Gas Taxes

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13th October

A recent survey highlights public misconception regarding gas taxes and shows that they want more investment in roads.



Roads top priority to come of of 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum

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3rd October

The mandate from the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum: Fix the Roads with increased investment!



States are Actually Driving Transportation Funding Declines

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24th September

But states are at least as much to blame for the drop in transportation spending over the last decade as the federal government, according to a report by the Pew Charitable Trusts.



How Much is Legislative Inaction on Road Funding Costing Us?

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17th September

Legislative inaction on road funding is costing Michigan taxpayers $2.7 million per day.



Pothole Damage Claims Increased 249 Percent This Year

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9th September

It shouldn’t surprise us: lack of investment in infrastructure has resulted in an massive increase in pothole claims to the state.



SEMCOG: Michigan Lawmakers Need to Get On Fixing State’s Roads Now

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8th September

SEMCOG urges legislative action on Michigan’s roads



Editorial: Lawmakers clueless on Michigan’s road to ruin

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3rd September

The Michigan Legislature needs to pay attention to Michigan road funding, not wolves, according to this editorial by the Detroit Free Press.



Salt Prices Soar – Another Hit for Cash-Strapped Road Agencies

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26th August

State and local road agencies are bracing for a massive increase in salt prices this year as they prepare for winter.



Susan J. Demas: Detroit flood isn’t enough to push GOP Legislature to lead on roads

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26th August

After essentially taking the summer off to campaign, leaders have thrown up their hands on roads, which voters say is their No. 1 issue.






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Michigan Radio: Get Ready For More Potholes This Spring
October 21, 2014
Legislative inaction on road funding means another horrendous pothole season ahead.
Survey Highlights Public Misconception Regarding Gas Taxes
October 13, 2014
A recent survey highlights public misconception regarding gas taxes and shows that they want more investment in roads.
Roads top priority to come of of 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum
October 3, 2014
The mandate from the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum: Fix the Roads with increased investment!
States are Actually Driving Transportation Funding Declines
September 24, 2014
But states are at least as much to blame for the drop in transportation spending over the last decade as the federal government, according...
How Much is Legislative Inaction on Road Funding Costing Us?
September 17, 2014
Legislative inaction on road funding is costing Michigan taxpayers $2.7 million per day.
Pothole Damage Claims Increased 249 Percent This Year
September 9, 2014
It shouldn't surprise us: lack of investment in infrastructure has resulted in an massive increase in pothole claims to the state.
SEMCOG: Michigan Lawmakers Need to Get On Fixing State’s Roads Now
September 8, 2014
SEMCOG urges legislative action on Michigan's roads