Michigan’s governor has proposed the nation’s largest gas tax to pay for repairing the state’s decrepit roads. In this week’s Crain’s Detroit Business, CEA President John Mozena offers an alternative:

The fairest, least disruptive and most effective way to unlock more funding for our roads would simply be to unwind Michigan’s massive ā€” and massively ineffective ā€” collection of economic development subsidy and incentive programs. Before imposing a huge tax hike at the pump, our first step should simply be to stop Michigan’s state and local politicians from making deals that excuse a few favored companies from paying the same taxes that everyone else does.

Read the entire column here.

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