Month: April 2015

Federal Highway Trust Fund Deadline Looms

Federal authorization for surface transportation programs will expire on May 31, unless Congress acts.  If Congress does not act, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), which the federal government uses to funnel most transportation money to the states will become insolvent. Congress will almost certainly…

Fracking Ban Petition OK’d By State Board

A citizens group cleared the first hurdle in bringing a citizens initiative to the legislature, and potentially to the voters, to ban the use of hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking,” as a means for harvesting oil and natural gas. The Michigan Board of State…

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