Road Funding Discussions Continue

Conversations continue on long-term road funding solutions in response to Governor Whitmer’s $3.5 billion transportation bonding proposal approved in February.  Earlier this week, the House Republicans introduced legislation to remove sales tax on motor fuel over...

Gas Tax Increase Follow-Up (Bulk Storage of Motor Fuel)

With the impending increase in the gas tax occurring on January 1, 2017, the Department of Treasury is reminding business owners with motor fuel stored in bulk storage tanks of over 3,000 gallons that they must pay the difference between the old rate and the new rate....

MITA Ratchets Up Intensity on Gas Tax, Legislative Efforts

This week MITA began ratcheting up public pressure on legislators to deal with the problems of transportation funding in light of the Minnesota bridge collapse. There were also a number of legislative developments at both the state and local levels that are of...

Legislative Update: Gas Tax, MBT and Federal Road Dollars

If you think high gas prices have meant the end to MITA’s transportation funding initiative, think again. For the last four days articles and editorials supporting the need for more transportation funding have appeared in newspapers and television stations across the...