LANSING – State Republicans have put forth a plan to spend an additional minimum of $500 million annually to repair and maintain the state’s roads and bridges. It’s only a portion of the full amount needed to get to roads that will be in long-term “good” condition – MDOT says at least $1.2 billion and as much as $2 billion a year more in spending is needed – but it’s a pretty good start. ..
WASHINGTON (PAI) – Two construction union leaders, Building Trades President Sean McGarvey and Laborers President Terry O’Sullivan, are blasting the Obama Administration for yet another delay in ruling on building the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. ..
After months of middling around the middle and bottom tiers of state rankings of construction employment, things took a noticeable turn for the better in March in Michigan. ..
(By Teri Banas, Michigan 2-1-1) ..
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