Michigan Report for Friday, September 23, 2016

Administration Floats Overhaul Of Road Funding Formula

The Department of Transportation has drafted a sweeping proposal on how funds for roads are divided between state and local governments that would repeal the existing formula and make other major changes.

Transportation Director Kirk Steudle presented the proposal Wednesday to the Senate Republican Caucus.


Behind The Recovery: Progress In Flint, Gaps Still Exist

FLINT - Talk to most people invested in Flint's recovery efforts from its water crisis, and they will tell you a few things: They're tired of politics, they will take help from most anywhere they can get it and, while the state has responded pretty well since declaring an emergency, there are still gaps in service on the ground.


Lame-Duck Primer: Long List Of Big Issues Looms

Both the House and Senate adjourned this week essentially until the post-election lame-duck session, though the Senate will return for a three-day stint next month, leaving the list of possibilities for December long.

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