At Mackinac, business leaders press lawmakers to raise taxes for roads

May 29, 2015

The Grand Hotel has been the center of action this week for the Detroit Regional Chamber conference on Mackinac Island.
Credit Flickr - Scott Ellis

Coming up with more money for roads is a big topic of discussion this week on an island with no cars. The key issue: can the legislature finally come up with more than a billion dollars in new revenue for transportation.

Rick Pluta of the Michigan Public Radio Network reports from the Detroit Regional Chamber conference on Mackinac Island.