Category: Transportation

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”

From MIRS: Long-Awaited Transportation Package Squeaks Through Senate

From MIRS, 11/13/2014, http://www.mirsnews.com After months of indecision, the state Senate today pushed through a bill that would raise the gas tax to a new wholesale level of 15.5 percent by 2018 in the hopes of siphoning more than $1 billion in extra funding… Continue Reading “From MIRS: Long-Awaited Transportation Package Squeaks Through Senate”

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