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Sep192011

Statewide Survey Shows Public Supports Michigan Bridge Project as Currently Structured 

DETROIT, Mich., September 19, 2011 — According to a survey conducted by Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) in August, Michigan voters who understand the financial structure of the Project support the initiative by a strong margin.

“When the public understands that the project is being funded by Canada, the federal government and customer tolls, not Michigan dollars, they support the effort,” said Doug Rothwell, President and CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan. “The cost-benefit scenario is positive in the minds of taxpayers when it becomes clear that there are only upsides for our state’s economy.  Adding an additional bridge is a unique opportunity for Michigan to begin positioning itself as a gateway to the world.”

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