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Policy Statement: Road Funding

September 2015

Americans for Prosperity


They agree that the gas tax for road improvements is one of the best mechanisms to reform roads. However, they are hesitant to levy and/or increase gas taxes without serious tax reform in Michigan, given that around 40% of the taxes do not fund road-related matters. They believe Michigan drivers are paying too much and in turn do not see any road improvement.

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Policy Implications

If increased gas taxes were to levied, the majority of Michigan residents would not see any sort of benefits. It would also increase burden on the residents through increased taxes.

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