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Senate approves gas tax hike as Calley breaks tie

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – The Republican-led Michigan Senate has approved a 15-cents-a-gallon gasoline tax increase phased in over three years after Lt. Gov. Brian Calley broke a 19-19 tie. 91 more words

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Michigan Senate OKs 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For Roads [Podcast]

LANSING (WWJ/AP) –  The Republican-led Michigan Senate narrowly passed a 15-cents-a-gallon gas tax hike on Wednesday with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley serving as a tie-breaker. 250 more words

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Michigan Senate panel approves 15-cent gas tax hike for roads

LANSING, MI (AP) – A Michigan Senate committee has approved a $1.4 billion road-funding plan that would raise the state gasoline tax by 15 cents a gallon over three years. 97 more words

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Michigan Senate Considers 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike For Roads

LANSING (AP) – Republicans who control the Senate are considering a $1 billion-plus road-funding plan that would raise the state gasoline tax by 15 cents a gallon over three years and trim the income tax if Michigan’s general revenues rise above inflation in any given year. 399 more words

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Skubick: Move begins (again) to eliminate Michigan Senate

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – Look for a proposal to be introduced soon to eliminate the Michigan Senate. Sounds unusual? This unicameral legislature is not exactly a new idea. 300 more words

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Michigan Senate approves high-security prisoners at facility

LANSING, MI (AP) – The Michigan Senate has given final approval to a bill that would allow higher security level prisoners from out of state to be housed at a private facility in the northern Lower Peninsula. 96 more words

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New bill will require all elected officials to be present at open meetings

(WLNS) – A bill on its way to the Michigan Senate right now would require all local elected officials to be physically present at an open meeting if they are voting on something that want their vote to count. 43 more words

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