Rick Snyder

Civil Rights Commission
8:19 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Snyder Lays Out Civil Rights Agenda at Commission Meeting

Michigan Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says improving services for the mentally ill is a major civil rights issue.

And he says it’s a high priority in his second term.

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Concealed Weapons
8:27 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Revised Gun Bill to be Introduced After Snyder Veto

Credit WMUK

A controversial gun bill similar to one that was recently vetoed by Governor Rick Snyder is likely to get a committee hearing this week. 

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6:27 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Snyder Says Welfare Plan Will Require Federal Waiver

More details are expected when governor presents his budget plan in February
Lansing - Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday the federal government may need to grant Michigan "the mother of all waivers" for his administration to redesign some 145 different social services programs. Snyder's ambitious "river of opportunity" agenda that he unveiled Tuesday in his State of the State address may involve a complex untangling of a federally financed state bureaucracy for the governor to make government programs more "people centric" instead of program-driven.
Prevailing Wage
8:40 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Republican Leaders Plan to Go Ahead With Prevailing Wage Repeal

Credit WMUK

Republican leaders in the Legislature say opposition from Governor Rick Snyder will not stop them from trying to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law. 

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Road Funding
8:43 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Snyder Believes Road Funding Proposal Can Pass, Despite Concerns

Credit WMUK

Governor Rick Snyder says he has faith the public will approve a May ballot proposal to boost road funding. 

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