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Mich. taxpayers trump gov., force Canadian bridge proposal on ballot

12:16 AM 07/04/2012

Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder bypassed his state's legislature and struck a $2 billion deal with Canada to build a U.S. taxpayer-funded bridge from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario. Now a taxpayer group is playing a trump card: a November ballot measure that would put the construction decision in the hands of Michigan voters themselves.