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GOP Road Bill Won’t Actually Fix Roads

Fuzzy math, accounting gimmicks mean no new road funding for at least two years

LANSING – The Michigan AFL-CIO released the following statement today from President Ron Bieber commenting on the latest Lansing Republican road bill:

“This bill is based on fuzzy math and accounting gimmicks, and it won’t do anything to actually fix our roads for at least two years. You don’t fix the roads by cutting education, public safety, and health care, and you don’t fix the roads by giving tax breaks to millionaires while raising taxes on working people. The numbers just don’t add up, and our roads will continue to deteriorate for years to come. Governor Snyder should do the right thing by vetoing this budget-busting bill, and pushing for a truly bipartisan solution that requires everyone to pay their fair share to fix our roads.”

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