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 yo ...
“Michigan shouldn’t put up with the Obama Administration’s regulatory bullying tactics at the expense of energy consumers,” said Pete Lund, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan. “It is just ridiculous to believe Michigan can maintain control of our energy future if we cave to the EPA’s demands. Any regulatory road we choose to include in our state blueprint leads to the same federally defined destination—one that even President Obama acknowledges will result in higher prices for consumers.”
Rather than eliminating energy choice, Michigan should be expanding it, creating more competition, which results in lower prices and better value for consumers.
The Michigan House voted to approve legislation that would convert the cents-per-gallon excise tax on fuel to a less-transparent percentage of the wholesale price. In the Senate, the proposal was amended to more than DOUBLE the current excise tax. If approved, this proposal would have Michigan drivers paying the highest taxes on gas in the country, […]
In his recent Op-Ed in Michigan Capitol Confidential, Kevon Martis points to a June 7th court decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that may transform Michigan’s renewable energy mandate.
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?