Republicans Have No Plans For Michigan Roads–And That’s The Point!

Sam Inglot from Progress Michigan is right-on with this take: If Republicans don’t like Whitmer’s plan, what’s their idea? We need $2.5 billion to stop the bleeding as soon as possible and that’s just a harsh reality. Without a fix soon, our roads may reach a point of no return with the cost of repairs…

Michigan Conservatives’ Hope Stall Tactic On Roads Will Stifle Progressive Policies–And Voter Enthusiasm

The Huffington Posts’ Jonathan Cohn wrote an expose on Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s dilemma of trying to fix the state’s “damn roads” in today’s political climate. It’s a climate conservatives have owned for decades, thanks in-part to corporate media playing willing accomplices in pushing the conservative “no tax” mantra. Conservatives have also enjoyed owning…

Michigan GOP Hoping People Forget How We Got Here

State Republicans are trying their best to paint Governor Whitmer as a big-city-loving lawmaker who despises those of us who live in rural areas. The playbook has been used for years by Republicans, including the 2016 election. But as Rick Haglund writes in Michigan Advance, it’s kind of rich for Michigan Republicans to play this…