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Chances for road funds on May ballot fizzling

Updated: Wednesday, March 6 2013, 12:07 AM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Talk of putting part of a road funding plan on Michigan's May ballot is fizzling out.

Lawmakers say the odds of putting a sales tax increase on the ballot by Thursday's deadline are below 10 percent.

Lawmakers have pitched several ideas, but so far, nothing is sticking.

Governor Snyder has called for increased gasoline taxes and vehicles registration fees for road upkeep.

Some Republicans, however, want to ask voters to raise the 6 percent sales tax instead.
Chances for road funds on May ballot fizzling
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