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They'll fix your pothole all right -- as long as you live in a GOP district. [View all]

Michigan Republican plan to only fund road projects in their districts exposes pettiness


By Susan J. Demas | Political columnist for MLive.com MLive.com

As Michigan's infrastructure continues to crumble, Republicans have devised a creative solution ensuring that at least some roads don't resemble the surface of the moon.

They'll fix your pothole-pocked roads all right -- as long as you live in a GOP district.

There were 108 road projects approved by Republican leaders -- Gov. Rick Snyder, House Speaker Jase Bolger (R-Marshall) and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville (R-Monroe).

Crain's Detroit Business reports 87 of those were requested by Republican lawmakers and just two by Democrats.


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