Rick Pluta

WMUK

A bill in front of Governor Rick Snyder would require the state to find out how much it costs to educate a student in Michigan. The legislation would require the state to find a qualified vendor to conduct the study. 


Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(Lansing-MPRN) Governor Rick Snyder says Republican lawmakers should not be too quick to adopt tax cuts this year.


Michigan Public Radio Network

Governor Rick Snyder has begun his second term as Michigan’s 48th governor. He took the oath of office in a ceremony on the steps of the state Capitol in the freezing cold. 

There's a nationwide search underway to find former students who don't know they've already done all or most of the work needed to earn a credential that might help them land a better-paying job.

In Michigan, several hundred community college dropouts were recently surprised to learn they had enough credits to qualify for an associate degree. There are also ex-students who apparently didn't know they're just a few credits shy of a two-year degree.

A federal judge in Michigan could rule as soon as Thursday on a challenge to the state's ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions. The challenge comes as the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear two cases dealing with gay marriage later this month.

In the Michigan case, a lesbian couple sued not because they want to be married, but because they want to be parents.

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