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Skubick: Is Governor Snyder’s Road Plan In Trouble?

(WLNS) – A republican consultant thinks the governor will have a tough time selling his sales tax increase to fix the roads because not all of the money will go to the roads. 290 more words


Michigan Senate Announces Committee Chairs for 2015-2016

Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) has announced Michigan Senate committee chair appointments for the 2015-2016 legislative session.

* Senators representing the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance area are in  303 more words

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. 168 more words


Skubick: Last Day For Road Funding Deal

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – You know it’s going to be a long night when they roll in the refreshment boxes.

A lobby firm puts out a spread of goodies, fruit and drinks, non-alcoholic by the way. 230 more words


Skubick: Two Days Left To Fix The Roads

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – Its day six of intense negotiations to raise new revenue to fix the roads and there’s still no deal with two days left to get that job done. 362 more words


Michigan Close To Banning Student-Athlete Unions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Senate has given final approval to a bill that would prohibit college athletes at public universities from unionizing.

Majority Republicans approved the bill Tuesday on a mostly party-line vote. 82 more words


Skubick: Road Funding Plan At A Stale Mate

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – There appears to be a stale mate in the delicate negotiations to find more money for the roads.

As 6 News Capitol Correspondent Tim Skubick reports four of the negotiators appear ready to go with one plan, but House Republican Speaker Jase Bolger is putting on the brakes. 297 more words