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Mon May 12, 2014
Most states spend to build new roads; Michigan fixes old ones
While the debate over transportation funding continues this week in Lansing, a recent report finds most states are spending more to build new roads than they are in repairing the crumbling roads we already have.
A study from the nonpartisan budget watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense says that there are exceptions: states that are spending a significant percentage of their road money on repairs. One of those states is Michigan.
Steve Ellis, Vice President of Taxpayers for Common Sense, joined us.
*Listen to the full interview above.
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