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The Michigan Farm Bureau announced that they support measures to increase road funding, including an increase in the sales tax.
A new report by the BlueGreen Alliance highlights the need for increased infrastructure funding.
There will be fewer orange barrels on state highways next year in Lenawee County, and Michigan Department of Transportation officials said a state road funding shortage is the reason.
An annual transportation summit held Wednesday in Adrian to go over
Without new investment, roads will continue to deteriorate, according to MDOT Director Kirk Steudle.
An expanded sales tax, increased gas tax and forgivable student loans are among ideas proposed by MML.
America is in the midst of a road-funding crisis, and part of the problem is that drivers don’t pay enough for roads.
“We need to invest significant resources in our roads,” Snyder said.
At least 28 in Michigan labeled “structurally deficient” and “fracture critical.”
There is no easy way to improve our road system. But dedicating a fuel sales tax to our roads is a promising step.
A new form of local revenue for roads could become a topic for cities across Michigan.