Rick Snyder

9:32 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Political news site ranks Michigan governor's race a "tossup"

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The Rothenberg Political Report had rated the Michigan governor's race "tossup/tilt Republican"
Former Rep. Mark Schauer announced his gubernatorial campaign in late May, rejuvenating Democratic hopes of defeating GOP Gov. Rick Snyder in Michigan next year. Schauer defeated GOP Rep. Tim Walberg, 49 percent to 46 percent, in 2008. He then lost to Walberg, 50 percent to 45 percent in a 2010 rematch.
Medicaid expansion
10:19 am
Fri June 28, 2013

The outlook for Medicaid expansion in Michigan

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Governor Snyder came to Southwest Michigan this week to try and rally support for expanding Medicaid. 

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6:26 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Michigan Senate Republicans form work group on Medicaid

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Senate adjourned last week without vote on Medicaid expansion in state
State Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, has formed a work group to study possbible Medicaid expansion in Michigan - an issue that he said is not dead, despite a decision last week by senators to leave for summer break without taking a vote on it.
Medicaid expansion
2:23 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Snyder makes pitch for Medicaid expansion in West Michigan

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Report by WMUK's Gordon Evans

    

Governor Snyder made a stop Wednesday morning at Pennock Hospital in Hastings before heading on to the Family Health Center in Battle Creek. 

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9:33 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Snyder wants Medicaid expansion, but "can't force Senate to vote"

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Governor has events planned in Hastings and Battle Creek on Wednesday
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday stood by his stance against summoning Senate Republicans back to Lansing to vote on expanding Michigan's Medicaid program, saying he couldn't force a vote even if he did.

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