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Gov. Snyder's infrastructure committee suggested how the state could raise the $4 billion needed annually to pay for the upgrades. Options ranged from increasing sales, income and property taxes, to higher cell phone bills and a toll road (U.S. 23) running the length of the state.
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Though Snyder’s education commission didn’t suggest ways to raise the $2 billion more it recommends annually, Bridge estimated it would require hikes in sales, income and property taxes that could cost the average family hundreds if not thousands more a year.