Plan B eyed after Michigan voters crush tax hike for roads

Gov. Rick Snyder talks about Michigan's road-funding ballot measure after gathering with supporters on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Lansing, Mich. The sales tax hike to trigger more money for transportation was resoundingly defeated by voters. (AP Photo/David Eggert)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers will be forced to consider another alternative to address Michigan’s deteriorating roads after voters’ resounding rejection of a ballot measure that would have increased taxes to pump $1.2 billion a year more into transportation infrastructure.

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