Infrastructure

Infrastructure & Regulations
The focus of many politicians and citizens these days is on infrastructure, is that focus though on the right concerns? Many say our infrastructure in Michigan and throughout the country is falling apart and we must do something about it...
Economist Dr. Wolfram On Renk
Today, I will be interviewing Dr. Gary Wolfram. Dr.Wolfram is the William E. Simon Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College and President of Hillsdale Policy Group, a consulting firm specializing in taxation and policy analysis. he received his Ph...
Michigan Taxes Rise
Yesterday afternoon the Michigan Senate passed the House’s Road Funding Plan with some changes, it passed 20 – 18 with 19 Republicans and 1 Democrat (Senator Virgil Smith) voting yes. Then around 10:30 p.m. last night, the House approved the changes voted on in the Senate for higher fuel taxes and vehicle fees on 54-53 and 55-52 votes...
New Road Funding Plan
Surprise Surprise, what appears to be out of the blue the Michigan House of Representatives passed a $1.2 billion dollar road funding plan.  Now on to the Senate it goes. I say I am surprised because we heard nothing about them being close to a deal and surprisingly it appears there were no leaks, at least none that I heard of...
Possible Bipartisan MI Road Deal
Apparently there may be a new bipartisan road funding bill brewing in Michigan’s legislature. The Detroit News is reporting on a new deal emerging from both the Michigan Senate and House forged by four Republican and Democrat leaders of the Senate and House. ...
MI Senate: Tax Raise?
Well here we go again, instead of shifting funds and cutting spending, the Republican controlled Michigan Senate wants to raise your taxes.  Gas taxes that 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 repairs. ...
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 defeated by a margin of 80% no vote to 20% yes vote, According to the state 350,742 Michiganders voted y

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