Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm introduced a series of tax hikes today to raise more revenue to cover its overspending. But adding a tax hike would increase the revenue to a system that's already giving Lansing more revenue than typical among states.

The state's tax revenue decreased 9 percent while the national average decreased 13 percent; in fact, 38 other states are dealing with greater revenue decreases than Michigan.

A tax increase would give more money to a system that already sends above-average revenues to Lansing.

Stay Engaged

Receive our weekly emails!

More information on Michigan's tax burdens and trends is available.

~~~~~

Related Articles:

December 9, 2016 MichiganVotes Weekly Roll Call Report

Michigan's Economy Best In Midwest, And It's Not Just Cars

Critic Still Misses Mark on Detroit Charter Research

Legacy Society

Michigan House Rejects Cronyism Bills

House Lawmakers Consider Key Bills