Rick Snyder

1:17 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Lawyers agree Governor Snyder, other state officials, can be deposed as part of bankruptcy lawsuit

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Unions have sued over the state's eligibility for bankruptcy protection
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes will oversee a hearing at 10 a.m. today that could decide the question of whether unions have the right to depose the state's governor and others prior to the Oct. 23 hearing on whether the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection.
7:54 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

State argues Snyder should not be required to testify in lawsuit over Detroit bankruptcy

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Unions wants governor and other officials to give deposition
Testimony by Gov. Rick Snyder and other state officials on Detroit's eligibility for bankruptcy is not relevant and involves privileged information, the Attorney General's office said in a document filed late Monday in advance of Tuesday's hearing on the matter. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes at 10 a.m.
1:16 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Snyder wants more Chinese tourism in Michigan

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Last year, Chinese tourists spent more than $100 billion in the U.S., 37 percent more than in 2011.
LANSING - The Chinese spend more on international tourism than any other country, and Michigan hopes to cash in on their growing appetite for travel. Tourism is a key focus of Gov. Rick Snyder's upcoming trade mission to Asia.
4:14 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Demolition Monday kicks off blight removal in Detroit

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The $52 million dollar project may be the largest residential blight removal Michigan’s history.
Detroit - Gov. Rick Snyder joined city and congressional officials Monday to kick off what was described as the largest residential blight removal in state history, using part of $52 million in federal aid to start tearing down five abandoned homes on the city's west side. Authorities worked with the U.S.
9:57 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Governor stands by state treasurer in domestic assault probe

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Wayne County's prosecutor is considering whether charges should be filed against Dillon because of an incident in July.
Lansing- Gov. Rick Snyder is standing by state Treasurer Andy Dillon in the face of allegations that Dillon assaulted his ex-wife as the fallout from an acrimonious divorce becomes increasingly public. Dillon has acknowledged a bout with alcoholism while being the governor's point man for handling financially distressed cities and school districts.