Month: December 2014

Michigan’s Road Funding Agreement – The Breakdown

The road funding package agreed to and passed by the House and Senate late last night during the final day of the legislature’s lame duck session is essentially a three-step process. Step One – Legislature Approves Ballot Proposal Raise rates on sales & use… Continue Reading “Michigan’s Road Funding Agreement – The Breakdown”

Michigan’s Competing Road Funding Proposals

Michigan Senate Plan Michigan Senate road funding proposal (HB 5477) would: Replaces Michigan’s 19 cent per gallon retail tax on motor fuel and 15 cent per gallon tax on diesel fuel with a wholesale tax on motor fuel. The new wholesale tax would be… Continue Reading “Michigan’s Competing Road Funding Proposals”

Alliance Helps Stop Truck Weight Reductions Bill

Yesterday, the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance took action to help halt a proposal that could have been devastating to certain industries that transport goods and services in northern Michigan. Senate Bill 1150 (Sen. Steven Bieda, D-Warren) – which would have required the reduction of… Continue Reading “Alliance Helps Stop Truck Weight Reductions Bill”

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