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Pettalia hears opinions on road funding

Townhall meetings offer excellent forum

March 24, 2013

ALPENA — A crowd gathered at the Alpena County Library Saturday to hear about Michigan’s roads and transportation funding proposals at a town hall meeting hosted by Rep....

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Mar-26-13 9:40 AM

I take it the "anti tax party" has abandoned their election promises? How about taking back that business tax gift to corporations that was so essential that it came from retirees pensions? shredder

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Mar-26-13 8:20 AM

The republcans always say they don't raise taxes then raise taxes on the middle class and poor while the rich count their money by millions and billions.

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Mar-25-13 3:01 PM

What a load of crap. The price of gasoline has nearly tripled since 2000. Thus, the SALES TAX on a gallon has gone from 8 cents to 24 cents. Wonder what happened to that money... it certainly didn't go to the roads.

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Mar-25-13 10:03 AM

Some states are reverting back to gravel roads in places. From what I gather, gravel roads and maintenance cost about one third of asphalt.

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Mar-25-13 7:01 AM

I would increase taxes on the wealthy, who can afford it.

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