Rick Snyder

8:31 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Poll shows Schauer tied with Snyder in race for governor

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Governor Rick Snyder has not officially announced re-election bid. Battle Creek Democrat Mark Schauer has indicated he will run, but has not officially launched a campaign
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is running dead even with potential Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, according to the results of a new statewide poll. The EPIC-MRA poll, conducted May 11-15, asked 600 likely voters who they would pick in a 2014 matchup pitting the governor against the former Congressman.
1:34 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

State Senate budget approved without Medicaid expansion

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Governor Snyder has proposed expanding Medicaid, House proposal would put four-year cap on benefits for able-bodied adults
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder's hope for an expansion of Medicaid to 470,000 more low-income Michigan residents faded a little bit more Thursday. The state Senate passed the Department of Community Health budget on a 20-18 vote, without the Medicaid expansion. It also killed an amendment offered by Sen.
8:20 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Snyder says state should be cautious with surplus funds

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Total revenues will still be slightly lower in 2012-13 than they were in 2011-12
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday the state should be cautious in allocating hundreds of millions of dollars in unanticipated revenue the Legislature's two fiscal agencies are projecting for the 2012-13 fiscal year that ends Sept. 30. "We need to be fiscally responsible about it," Snyder said at the Capitol.
9:10 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Snyder signs bill that could lead to wolf hunt in Upper Peninsula

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Bill would supersede law passed last year and nullify petition drive to put issues on statewide ballot
LANSING - The day before the Natural Resources Commission is meeting to determine whether it will set a wolf hunting season this fall, Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill that will allow that vote and kill a petition drive meant to ban the hunt.
8:37 am
Wed May 8, 2013

No decision yet, but momentum builds for Schauer to run for governor

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Former Congressman and state lawmaker from Battle Creek does well in polls of hypothetical race for governor
LANSING, MI -- Mark Schauer has not yet confirmed any plans to campaign for governor, but momentum appears to be building for the former congressman from Battle Creek. The Democratic Governor's Association is "nudging" Schauer to run in 2014, according to a new report from Politico, which obtained an internal polling memo indicating that he would make a "formidable opponent" for first-term Republican Gov.

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