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Wednesday, February 20, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Numerous Statewide Media: Pothole Contest »
As one Detroit news columnist put it this week: "We are under siege from the destructive seasonal catastrophe known as the...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WILX-TV Lansing: Michigan Highways Get The Short End »
Driving down the highway can be a rocky ride for Mid-Michigan residents -- A ride that needs constant reconstruction and r...
Monday, February 11, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Saginaw News: Potholes lie in wait »
The Saginaw News    link: Potholes lie in wait  Prepare for a bumpy ride.   ...
Monday, January 7, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS-TV: Group Wants Budget Surplus Put Back to Fixing Roads »
WLNS-TV Lansing    link: Group Wants Budget Surplus Put Back to Fixing Roads   A lobbying...
Thursday, January 3, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fight continues to fund roads - money needed in 2008 to fix Michigan's crumbling infrastructure »
Dowagiac Daily News: Fight continues to fund roads - money needed in 2008 to fix MIchigan's crumbling infrastructure...
Thursday, January 3, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lansing State Journal: Gas tax - Saying no to tax increase carries costs for the state, too »
A Lansing State Journal editorial    Coming off one of the most bitter budget and taxation battles in Michig...
Thursday, January 3, 2008   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crain's Detroit Business: Task force to look for road funding »
link: Task force to look for road funding    There's a new player entering Michigan's road-funding deba...
Tuesday, December 18, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV: Budget Cuts Taking Toll on Road Commission »
The cleanup continued Monday after mid-Michigan was blasted with a winter storm. Crews worked all day to clear the roads ,...
Monday, December 17, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Detroit News: Michigan can't delay water, road repairs »
The deterioration of Michigan's infrastructure doesn't stop just because the state is in economic hard times. Water lines...
Monday, December 10, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crain's Detroit Business: Push is on for road funding; Shifting sales tax on gas is one option »
Crain's Detroit Business link: Push is on for road funding; Shifting sales tax on gas is one option Suppor...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV 6 - Lansing: Road Funding Shortage Having Impact »
New fears about Michigan's roads- will funding problems steer us toward big problems? A warning from transportation leader...
Tuesday, November 27, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Detroit News : State's road-fix shortage: $300M »
The Detroit News link: State's road-fix shortage: $300M Industry and government transportation lead...
Sunday, November 11, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monroe Evening News: Pay now, or pay later »
Monroe Evening News link: Pay now, or pay later? Crumbling roads will cost citizens. A decline in...
Sunday, November 11, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monroe Evening News: Hike in fuel tax could offset cut in road funds »
Monroe Evening News link: Hike in fuel tax could offset cut in road funds LANSING - In the midst of the b...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Huron Daily Tribune: State cuts will affect local road commission »
Huron Daily Tribune Now that Michigan lawmakers have finalized a budget for fiscal year 2008, transportation official...
Friday, October 26, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Media Coverage of MITA Press Conference »
Gas tax hike still being pushed in Lansing, The Grand Rapids Press, 10-18-07 Click here to read the story.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kalamazoo Gazette: Increase investment in Michigan's bridges, roads »
Thirty-seven bridges in southwestern Michigan are structurally deficient. Another 35 area bridges are functionally obsolet...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ann Arbor News: State must address aging infrastructure »
How many bridges do you drive over in a given day? Many are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. Throughout th...
Thursday, October 18, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
MIRS: Road Industry Takes Another Spin »
Advocates for upped transportation funding took another spin around the Capitol this morning, dropping orange barrels alon...
Thursday, October 18, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gongwer: Road Groups Push Increase Before Next Bidding Season »
Road builders are under no illusion that their drive for more transportation money will be included in the current round o...
Thursday, October 18, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press: $1 billion more needed for roads, group says »
Coalition warns of economic impact, 12,000 lost jobs By DAWSON BELL FREE PRESS LANSING BUREAU Cuts in spe...
Thursday, October 18, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Booth: Coalition Pushes for Gas Tax Hike »
LANSING -- A gas tax is a job creator, while the service tax is a job killer. So say the interest groups out to hike...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
WLNS TV: Construction Workers Rally at State Capitol »
WLNS TV-Lansing Construction workers rallied at the Capitol asking lawmakers to help save their jobs. They say the st...
Thursday, September 20, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit News »
The collapse of a Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis last week should alert Michigan leaders to needed road and bridg...
Saturday, September 15, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press »
Hiring workers in the city is ordered Detroit Free Press   September 15, 2007 A policy that mandates compan...
Saturday, September 15, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chunks of bridges not so subtle reminder »
Detroit Free Press The Legislature got a bit of a surprise in boxes last week when a state construction trade group ha...
Wednesday, August 8, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lobbyists, Lawmakers Battle Over Bridge Funding »
WILX TV link: Lobbyists, Lawmakers Battle Over Bridge Funding It's no secret Michigan roads and bridges hav...
Thursday, August 2, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some Michigan Bridges Critical, Others to Be Re-Inspected »
WILX TV link: Some Michigan Bridges Critical, Others to Be Re-Inspected Michigan bridges are reaching a cr...
Saturday, July 28, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Free Press »
Not all state bridges so mighty Happy 50th birthday this weekend to the Mackinac Bridge, the majestic span that links M...
Saturday, July 28, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Builders Use Bridge Birthday to Highlight Needs »
As the state celebrates the anniversary of the opening of the Mackinac Bridge, it should also put some focus on the condit...
Wednesday, July 11, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Roads sacrificed to maintain status quo »
The Detroit News Michigan will soo n see a very visible sign of the state's dismal economic condition -- its roa...
Tuesday, July 10, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Roadwork jobs fade as state cuts back »
The Detroit News After decades of growth, companies that build Michigan's highways and public water and sewer sys...
Monday, April 9, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fuel Tax Picks Up Steam »
A new push to fix Michigan roads and transportation infrastructure by raising fuel taxes is expected to be announced at th...
Monday, April 9, 2007   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter to the Editor »
T he following Letter to the Editor, submitted by MITA, appeared in the Detroit Free Press April 1, 2007. The...
Thursday, February 1, 2007
Gas Tax Increase Stories »
GAS-TAX INCREASE GETS BACKING FROM MICHIGAN CHAMBER Crain’s Detroit Business Amy Lane 02-01-07 The Michigan Chamber of...

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