FACT: One-third of all fatal and serious traffic crashes are due at least in part to poor road conditions.

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Michigan Laborers Road Tour Calls On Legislature to Act on Road Funding

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8th July

To highlight the road funding crisis, the Michigan Laborers hosted press conferences across the state recently.

Mark Schauer: Put politics aside and just fix Michigan’s roads

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28th January

Mark Schauer: “There will be 11,000 jobs created by making an investment in our roads, bridges, transit and infrastructure.”

Michigan Laborers support fixing our roads now

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16th January

“Our members are ready to get to work fixing our roads and bridges to help rebuild Michigan’s economy.”

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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