Hohman Quoted on Proposal 1 Defeat

Voters soundly rejected the "tax-and-spend" road funding proposal

On May 5, Michigan voters rejected proposal one by a historic 80-20 margin. The proposal would have raised taxes on sales, gas, and vehicle registration, mostly to fund road repair.

Heartland quoted James Hohman, a fiscal policy analyst at the Mackinac Center, to explain the proposal and give some insight into why it failed.


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