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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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The Latest: Senate OKs gas tax hike as Calley breaks tie

Other bills would redirect $700 million in general funds a year toward roads and trigger income tax cuts if the general funds grows by more than inflation. Advocacy groups are continuing to react while the Michigan Senate considers a road-funding plan that would increase fuel taxes, cut spending elsewhere and potentially trigger income tax cuts. The Michigan Townships Association said ...

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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Wolf, GOP lawmakers make plans to resume talks after veto

(AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to restart budget talks after Wolf vetoed a Republican-crafted spending plan that every Democrat legislator voted against. The administration has said the immediate effect of not having a budget would be minimal because state agencies can tap surpluses and nonstate funds to continue operations. The citizens of Pennsylvania sent ...

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8 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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The Latest: Groups weigh in as Senate mulls roads plan

Advocacy groups are continuing to react while the Michigan Senate considers a road-funding plan that would increase fuel taxes, cut spending elsewhere and potentially trigger income tax cuts. Conservative advocates have emailed supporters accusing Senate Republicans and GOP Gov. Rick Snyder of holding roads "hostage for tax increases." Senior adviser Dick Posthumus told reporters Wednesday during a Senate break that ...

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10 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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The Latest: Meeting between Wolf, lawmakers ends quickly

The Democratic governor met behind closed doors with senior lawmakers on Wednesday to chart a direction for talks now that he's vetoed a Republican-crafted spending plan. Wolf says the Republican budget doesn't spend enough on education, adds to the state's deficit and leaves out his other major priorities, including a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production. The veto message ...

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10 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Michigan Senate considers $1.5B road plan with gas tax hike

The legislation, which also is tied to annual income tax cuts if general revenues rise by more than inflation, was the subject of hours of closed-door talks and could be voted on later in the day. Democrats said majority Republicans should be prepared to pass the bills without their support, saying the proposed yearly diversion of $700 million from the ...

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