Rick Snyder

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder will present a budget next week for the coming fiscal year. Some Republican leaders in the Legislature are pushing for tax cuts. 

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says enforcing immigration laws is not a top priority of state and local police in Michigan. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) It’s looking like “prevailing wage” will be an issue in the Legislature’s new session. It deals with pay rates for construction workers on publicly funded projects. And, it’s an issue that divides Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature’s Republican leaders. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder focused much of the annual State of the State address on his achievements as governor, while also, insisting there is more work to be done.


Melissa Benmark / WKAR

The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta says “Absent some cataclysmic turn of events” Betsy DeVos’ nomination as Secretary of Education won’t be derailed. But he says her confirmation hearings represent a debate over education policy. 


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