Republicans leery, Democrats silent on governor’s gas tax hike

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s gas tax proposal to fix the roads — which would make Michigan the nation’s highest fuel tax state — is a tough sell for Republicans. Whitmer said the 45-cent increase phased in over a year is the “smartest” way to raise the the roughly $2.5 billion experts say is necessary to bring … Continue reading Republicans leery, Democrats silent on governor’s gas tax hike