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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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Will MI Senate Give Us Highest Gas Taxes in the Nation?

May 23, 2014 J,

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, [...]

Cut MI Income Taxes

March 05, 2014 J

Ask your lawmaker to support returning Michigan's $1.3 billion budget surplus to the people. Urge them to support reducing Michigan's income tax rate.

Telecomm bill aims to soak cell phone customers

December 09, 2013 J

AFP-MI voiced its opposition to a key provision contained in SB 636 that allows $20 million dollars to be taken, mostly from cell phone customers, and handed over to telecommunications companies that specialize in traditional landline service.