Proposal 1

Well Here It Is: New Road Funding Plan
Well he promised a plan and he delivered on that promise, Rep. Kevin Cotter Michigan’s House Speaker presented the plan to the state today.
As being reported by the Detroit News, the plan would generate $1.05 billion dollars annually (eventually, not right away) for infrastructure rep…
Apparently There May Be Money To Fix The Roads
The question has been for quite a while: Is there money in Michigan’s current budget to fix the roads?
According to analyst at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, there just might be.
I read an article in the Detroit News written by Jarrett Skorup, a policy analyst at the Mackinac Center for Public…
A Resounding NO!
From the calls of my listeners on air and everyone I spoke to off air I did not think it would pass, but I did not think it would go down in a blaze of glory like it did.
Did you?
Yesterday Michigan voters said no to Prop 1 in one of the biggest landslide defeats since the 70’s and 80’s,
It was defeate…
Snyder's Epic Loss Called Months Ago
This article was originally published on January 21, 2015 when it became clear to me that the Governor and members of both parties had dodged the responsibility given them by the voters and returned the question of funding rebuilding Michigan's roads and infrastructure to the Michigan taxpayers…
End of the Road
Finally we will be able to put the ballot initiative known as Proposal 1 behind us. It was an ill conceived and poorly executed plan with the idea of fixing Michigan’s roads as its source.
Vote On Roads Today
The vote on Proposal 1 is today. Proposal 1 would, among other things, raise the state sales tax a penny in an effort to increase funding for roads.  The polls close at 8pm tonight.
Voters can get more information on what will be on the ballot from the following sites:
Calhoun County Clerk
Branch …
End of the Road for Prop 1
 
The rough road for Michigan’s Proposal 1 is coming to an end. On May 5, 2015 Michigan voters will reject better than 2 to 1, a failed effort to put the responsibility of fixing a road funding issue in the lap of the people.
It has been a bumpy ride for the Governor and lawmakers on both sides of the…
Gov. Snyder On Renk's Show
Governor Snyder will be on my show tomorrow (Wednesday, April 8) at 9:35 am to discuss Proposal 1 (Michigan Sales Tax Increase).
Please tune in to hear his thoughts on the proposal. On the Live with Renk show, which airs Monday through Friday 9 a...