CHICAGO -- Michigan lawmakers are taking a fresh look at a long-stalled plan to raise $1.2 billion in new money for the state’s transportation infrastructure. 

Gov. Rick Snyder has made the increase in road funding one of his top priorities, calling it one of the toughest problems facing the state. He has pushed for a plan since 2012 that raises taxes and fees, but Republican lawmakers have so far failed to pass a bill.

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