Category Archives: Road funding

February 7, 2020

Whitmer Administration Pitches FY21 Budget Proposal

In addition to the League's official media statement in response to the Governor's budget presentation yesterday, here are some of the more critical details for League member communities: The Governor's Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget utilizes $11 billion in General Fund…
December 13, 2019

Legislature Officially Hits Halfway Mark of Term

With the voting this week, the Legislature officially wrapped up their activity for the year and reached the halfway point of the 2019-2020 legislative term.  The House and Senate are now on recess until January 8th.  All bills introduced in…
October 1, 2019

State Budget Battle Goes Into Overtime

As expected, following the Legislature's movement of budget bills that the Administration had not signed off on, Governor Whitmer responded aggressively to the legislative spending proposal by issuing 147 separate line items vetoes within the 16 departmental budget bills she signed. …
July 19, 2019

Legislative Update – Mid-Summer Edition

The Legislature’s summer recess continues throughout the month of July, as leaders meet with their respective caucuses to determine what approach(es) they might take during negotiations with the Governor on road funding. While tentative session days are scheduled this month,…
June 5, 2019

Legislative Activity Update – June 5

With the Legislature taking a breather last week following their work on no-fault auto insurance reform (Senate Bill 1), the focus from Lansing was on the activity at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island. Members of…
May 23, 2019

Legislative Activity Update

As the Legislature moves towards a potential summer recess, a number of keys issues have dominated the political landscape - Auto Insurance Reform Most of the recent work in Lansing has centered on the House and Senate movement of auto no-fault…
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