In an effort to fund the restructuring of Michigan’s deteriorating roads and bridges, a new state tax on gasoline will place Michigan in the nation’s top five for highest gas tax rates. There have been mixed reactions, however, since the implementation of the tax.
Early Saturday morning approximately 30 abortion opponents from throughout Michigan were met with an overwhelming number of about 400 abortion rights advocates, mostly from Ann Arbor, chanting, “My body, my choice” along the sidewalks in front of west Ann Arbor’s Planned Parenthood.
U.S. Senate Democrats are intending to hold the Senate floor for 24 hours in protest of the nomination of Betsy DeVos, Michigan native and education activist, for secretary of education. The final vote is expected to take place at noon on Tuesday.