Rep. O’Malley: House budget improves roads, helps Northern Michigan families

State Rep. Jack O’Malley this week supported record funding for Northern Michigan road repairs and schools – without increasing taxes on Michigan families. “I have traveled across the state listening to drivers about road funding concerns. This plan ensures all taxes paid at the pump will go directly towards fixing our roads. With this budget,…

House budget offers smart plan for roads, environment, Allor says

Following approval of the House’s budget plan, state Rep. Sue Allor announced today that funding to fix our roads is at record levels—including more spending on local roads— and investment in environmental protections will continue in the Oscoda area and throughout the state. “This budget represents the careful planning and attention to detail it takes…

Rep. Wozniak: House-approved budget plan delivering value to Macomb County without hiking taxes

Savings, efficiencies hold government accountable State Rep. Doug Wozniak this week supported record funding for road repairs and schools, as well as investments to protect drinking water and enhance senior care services across Michigan – without raising taxes. “Just as Macomb County households operate within a budget, state government should also operate within a budget,”…

Bollin asks MDOT to explore citizen-proposed road funding solutions

State Rep. Ann Bollin today proposed an amendment to the House’s transportation budget plan that would require the Michigan Department of Transportation to explore the feasibility of implementing tolls on Michigan roads. Bollin noted this amendment does not commit Michigan to the use of toll roads, but, rather, directs the department to investigate them as…

Rep. LaFave: House budget plan fixes roads, fully funds schools, restricts DNR

Investments in U.P. priorities accomplished without tax increases State Rep. Beau LaFave this week supported record funding for road repairs and schools without raising taxes for Michigan residents. “Upper Peninsula families are some of the hardest-working people I know,” said LaFave, of Iron Mountain. “They don’t want handouts, they just want a state government that…

Rep. Webber: House budget plan hones in on roads, schools without burdening taxpayers

Savings, efficiencies hold state government accountable State Rep. Michael Webber this week supported record funding for road repairs and schools without a tax hike. “Just like hard-working families across Michigan living within their means each and every day, state government should also operate the same way,” said Webber, of Rochester Hills. “This House budget plan…

Rep. Crawford: Oakland County priorities reflected in House budget

State Rep. Kathy Crawford this week supported record funding for Oakland County road repairs and schools without a tax hike. “Hard-working taxpayers deserve to be respected and it is our commitment as legislators that we go above and beyond to prioritize their needs,” said Crawford, of Novi. “We have state resources to make smart decisions…

Rep. Leutheuser: Michigan House budget plan invests in roads, students and workforce development – without governor’s massive tax hike

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser this week voted for a state budget plan that continues Michigan’s economic resurgence, and generates record investment in roads and schools – all while avoiding the governor’s requested 45-cent per gallon fuel tax increase. “This plan keeps Michigan’s economy moving forward, and that’s great news for everyone living and working in…

Bollin: House budget sends record funding to roads, schools without tax increase

The Michigan House this week passed its state budget plan, which lays the groundwork necessary to build a long-term road funding plan while increasing record funding to Michigan schools without raising taxes, state Rep. Ann Bollin, of Brighton Township, announced today. The budget plan was passed with Bollin’s support. “The House came together– combing through…

Rep. Wakeman: Michigan House budget plan repairs roads, improves schools without tax hike

State Rep. Rodney Wakeman this week supported record funding for Mid-Michigan road repairs and schools without a tax hike. “I am proud of the budget passed by the Michigan House, and I believe it demonstrates the responsible accounting Michigan families expect from their government,” said Wakeman, of Saginaw Township. “We’re putting more into roads, schools…