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MI Senate Declines to Raise Fuel Taxes

The Michigan Senate has voted against raising taxes in Michigan.  Considering we already have the 5th highest gas tax in the nation, this was an excellent decision.  Write your senator now and say “thank you” for standing up for Michigan taxpayers! Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

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Lansing Lawmakers Discuss Three New Road Funding Options, Tax Increases

March 04, 2013 J

Raising taxes is never popular. But apparently raising the gas tax and making Michigan's gas tax the highest in the country didn't sit well with Michigan drivers. Lansing lawmakers have altered their proposed solutions, but don't get too excited. They still want to increase taxes instead of prioritizing spending.

Michigan’s Energy Future, Public Forums

February 27, 2013 J

How Michigan proceeds with our energy market will have a significant impact on our state economy, families, and the state budget. The question is: Will Governor Snyder and lawmakers in Lansing decide to pursue a more market oriented approach or will they continue with the current restricted policy?

A Hidden Tax on Seniors

February 15, 2013 J

Again and again, President Obama supports Medicare reform plans to consolidate power in the hands of bureaucrats removing choice and competition. This latest proposal embodies the President’s preferred outcome with dastardly results for seniors—a 40% increase in the price of insurance.