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House Democrats Fight House Speaker's Roads Plan That Hurts Schools

House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills), House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee vice chairwoman Rep. Marilyn Lane (D-Fraser) and Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) today said they are ready to vote to fix Michigan roads, but not at the expense of taking money out of schools and local communities to pay for road repairs. House Republicans brought House Speaker Jase Bolger’s plan to the floor, which would repeal the 6 percent sales tax on gasoline while phasing in an increase in a tax on the wholesale price of gasoline. That plan essentially shifts money that now goes to schools and local government to roads.

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As House Democratic Leader, State Representative Tim Greimel of Oakland County is focusing on the issues that matter most: creating jobs today, making state government more efficient and effective, and supporting Michigan's working families.

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