Rick Snyder

1:31 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Snyder Says Prison Food Safety "Unacceptable"

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Prisoners at facility in Jackson treated for food poisoning after maggots were found near food
LANSING, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday that he is seriously concerned by the "quality and safety" of food in Michigan prisons and is reviewing the performance of a private company that began providing the service in December.
6:33 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Snyder Campaign Fires Intern Who Tried to Volunteer for Democrat Mark Schauer

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Snyder campaign says intern acted on his own
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign has parted ways with an intern who tried to volunteer for Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in an apparent attempt to infiltrate the rival campaign.
7:14 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Snyder Signs Legislation Protecting Mothers who Nurse in Public

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45 states already have a law allowing women to breastfeed in public or private locations
LANSING, MI -- Michigan mothers who nurse their children in public will be protected from discrimination and prosecution under bipartisan legislation signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder. The " Breastfeeding Anti-Discrimination Act."
6:44 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Governor Rick Snyder Says Tuition at Michigan Universities is Too Expensive

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Snyder says looking at ways to cuts costs, financial aid and dual enrollment are ways to help with costs
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has a son who just finished graduate school at the University of Michigan a few weeks ago, and a daughter who will graduate from high school next week and start her undergraduate career at the same university in the fall.
7:05 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Snyder Calls for Programs to Help Older Adults

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By 2030 one in four Michigan residents will be at least 60 years old
Rochester Michigan is going to put people above programs in its plan for long-term care for the elderly, Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday during a special message to the Legislature on aging. The simple truth is that Michigan has work to do to prepare for its growing older adult population, Snyder said during a visit to the Older Persons Commission in Rochester.