For the fourth time in as many years, Gov. Rick Snyder focused on Michigan’s crumbling roads, bridges and infrastructure in his State of the State address Jan. 21. But this year something was different. Instead of asking the state legislature to come up with a plan as he’s done in the past, he appealed to voters in the state to approve a 1 percent hike in the state sales tax coupled with concurrent actions that would raise the additional $1.2 billion needed to start to get Michigan’s roads back in shape… READ MORE.