Hoadley: Bipartisanship Exists, But Not On Roads Deal
Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) has been among the outspoken minority in Lansing after a road funding deal came together which was approved by the House and Senate and signed by the governor Tuesday. Hoadley told WBCK Tuesday bipartisanship does exist in Lansing, but not when it came to the roads deal.
Democrats were largely omitted from the process, as Republicans hold the majority in the Michigan House and decided to attempt to pass a roads deal without input from the Democratic Caucus - presumably to reduce the chances of further difficulties in reaching compromise. Republicans were already facing a unit of lawmakers who were not on board with any new revenue in the package - something Governor Snyder has said would be impossible.
Hoadley also discussed transparency legislation he has proposed. Hear the interview by clicking the video below.