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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.



Metro Detroit Floods Expose Underinvestment in Infrastructure

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13th August

Detroit Floods: Persistent underinvestment in infrastructure has dire consequences.



Voters Across the State Overwhelmingly Approve Road Funding

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12th August

MITA press release regarding successful primary election road funding results.



Election 2014: Voters Obviously Willing To Pay More For Roads

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11th August

Voters last week were generous with regard to approving local road funding.



Local Communities Place Road Work Millages On August Ballot

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28th July

Road millages are on the ballot in communities across the state next week.






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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
Editorial: Lawmakers clueless on Michigan’s road to ruin
September 3, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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

After essentially taking the summer off to campaign, leaders have thrown up their hands on roads, which voters say is their No. 1 issue.
Metro Detroit Floods Expose Underinvestment in Infrastructure
August 13, 2014
Detroit Floods: Persistent underinvestment in infrastructure has dire consequences.