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GUEST VIEW: Let's get this budget done - Manistee News - Manistee News Advocate

August 27, 2019 - 17:50
GUEST VIEW: Let's get this budget done - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

The following editorial was published in the Aug. 25 edition of the Detroit News: As lawmakers return from their summer recess this week, they only have one job ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - WXYZ Detroit

August 27, 2019 - 05:36
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  WXYZ Detroit

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on money for Michigan's roads are bracing for an intense final month of ...

OPINION: Corporate Citizenship Starts with not Undermining Our Democracy - IVN News

August 26, 2019 - 18:35
OPINION: Corporate Citizenship Starts with not Undermining Our Democracy  IVN News

If America's corporations really have turned a corner, if there really is to be a new relationship between corporation and community, then that relationship has to ...

Athena Awards 2019 Honors Local Women And Organizations In Lakeland - The Daily Ridge

August 26, 2019 - 05:41
Athena Awards 2019 Honors Local Women And Organizations In Lakeland  The Daily Ridge

Athena Awards 2019 Honors Local Women And Organizations In Lakeland. by James Coulter. When Perianne Boring, Founder and President of the Chamber of ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget nears deadline | News, Sports, Jobs - Iron Mountain Daily News

August 26, 2019 - 04:03
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget nears deadline | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on money for Michigan's roads are bracing for an ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Manistee News - Manistee News Advocate

August 25, 2019 - 17:14
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

By DAVID EGGERT. Associated Press. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks with reporters at a budget briefing, at the Romney Building in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer and ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Manistee News - Manistee News Advocate

August 25, 2019 - 17:14
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

By DAVID EGGERT. Associated Press. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks with reporters at a budget briefing, at the Romney Building in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer and ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Marquette Mining Journal

August 25, 2019 - 01:31
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  Marquette Mining Journal

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on better funding ...

Commentary: Adding up the numbers, bad roads a problem for outstate Republicans, too - Crain's Detroit Business

August 25, 2019 - 00:03
Commentary: Adding up the numbers, bad roads a problem for outstate Republicans, too  Crain's Detroit Business

The prevailing wisdom among Republican state legislators dead set against raising taxes to fund infrastructure is that poor roads are a problem for Democrats ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

August 24, 2019 - 14:40
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on money for Michigan's roads are bracing for an ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Detroit Free Press

August 24, 2019 - 09:38
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  Detroit Free Press

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan lawmakers are bracing for an intense final month of deliberations before the deadline to pass a budget.

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Raleigh News & Observer

August 24, 2019 - 04:11
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  Raleigh News & Observer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on better funding Michigan's roads are bracing for an intense final month of ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Sacramento Bee

August 24, 2019 - 04:11
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  Sacramento Bee

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on better funding Michigan's roads are bracing for an intense final month of ...

No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears - Lexington Herald Leader

August 24, 2019 - 04:11
No consensus on Michigan road fix as budget deadline nears  Lexington Herald Leader

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers who are struggling to find consensus on better funding Michigan's roads are bracing for an intense final month of ...

Editorial: Let's get this budget done - The Detroit News

August 24, 2019 - 03:00
Editorial: Let's get this budget done  The Detroit News

The governor's mantra is “fixing the damn roads.” That's a fine goal, but more importantly, Michigan needs a damn budget.

Business leaders pressure lawmakers to boost road spending - grbj.com

August 23, 2019 - 15:57
Business leaders pressure lawmakers to boost road spending  grbj.com

LANSING — Michigan business leaders are pressuring the Republican-led Legislature to commit to spending between $2 billion and $2.5 billion more annually ...

Ideas Abound to Fix Michigan Roads - Transport Topics Online

August 22, 2019 - 17:15
Ideas Abound to Fix Michigan Roads  Transport Topics Online

Negotiations are well underway in Michigan government as legislative Republicans and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer look to reach a compromise on the state budget, ...

Impasse over state’s budget drags on - WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

August 22, 2019 - 17:15
Impasse over state’s budget drags on  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — It has been 170 days since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented her budget proposal to state lawmakers, but there still isn't a deal in place.

Pressure builds on Michigan Republicans for roads plan to avoid shutdown - Bridge Michigan

August 21, 2019 - 16:15
Pressure builds on Michigan Republicans for roads plan to avoid shutdown  Bridge Michigan

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is portraying GOP legislative leaders as failing to seriously negotiate on how to raise $2.5 billion to repair the state's roads ...

Ideas abound, but no concrete plans yet as Michigan lawmakers consider road funding fix - MLive.com

August 21, 2019 - 11:47
Ideas abound, but no concrete plans yet as Michigan lawmakers consider road funding fix  MLive.com

As negotiations over the state budget ramp up in the Michigan legislature, lawmakers are mulling a number of different options on how to get more money ...