Long-Term 'Roads Solution' Could Be Worked Out Separate From Michigan Budget
“Our plan for budget will for certain include additional funding for roads that’ll be historical. But there’s no guarantee that it’ll be a roads solution. Maybe they’ll come together, but it’s not a requirement.”
Meanwhile, Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she won’t sign a budget that only has a temporary plan for the roads or that doesn’t raise more than $2 billion. That promise could be tested in early June when Shirkey says he hopes the Legislature will have its budget ready for Whitmer to sign or veto.
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