May 21, 2015: Road Funds / Prison Reform / Policy Forum / Detroit Investors
We’ve been talking about the bad condition of Michigan roads for a while and now the legislature and Governor Snyder have reached a deal on how much money will be used to fix the state’s roads and bridges. However, it’s only a drop in the bucket for the total amount that’s needed. Tonight, the MiWeek team takes a look at this short-term answer for road funding and how it impacts other state spending.
Plus, we examine Governor Rick Snyder’s recommendations for overhauling the state’s criminal justice system, take a peek at the issues on the agenda for this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference, and discuss development in Detroit.