Everyone can agree that Michigan's roads are in need of repair. How to pay for it, however, is another issue.

"We're enthusiastic fans for sound infrastructure, provided it's done cost-effectively," Mike LaFaive, director of the Center's Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative, told The Grand Rapids Press. LaFaive also told The Kalamazoo Gazette that, "After a lost decade of economic growth, the people of Michigan would be willing to try almost anything to see the government improve service and save money, as long as it's done wisely."

One way to increase funding is by raising the gas tax, which Senior Legislative Analyst Jack McHugh addresses here.


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