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Proposed State Budget At Odds With New Roads Funding Goal

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Analysis shows that Snyder’s proposed budget could end up providing even fewer dollars for road repairs

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A new plan to fund road repairs across Michigan passed  the legislature late last year but analysis of Governor Snyder’s newly proposed budget shows it could be another five years before the state sees any significant increase in available funding for road repairs. The non-partisan Citizens Research Council budget analysis says there is a possibility that the next budget may even include fewer dollars for roads.  Amy Miller asked CRC State Affairs Director Bob Schneider to break down the numbers.

 

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Amy Miller, Reporter/Producer

Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.

amiller@wdet.org Follow @wdetamy

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