Rick Snyder

1:36 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Snyder Wants Lawmakers to Consider Amending State Law Banning Discrimination

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Michigan law does not include protections for sexual orientation
MACKINAC ISLAND -- Key business groups signed on to a push to protect gay employees from discrimination at this week's Mackinac Policy Conference, where top political leaders also signaled a growing interest in taking up the issue this year.
7:03 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Schauer Calls for Four Debates with Governor Snyder

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Schauer also wants a debate between the candidates for Lieutenant Governor. Snyder noncommittal to debates before general election
Mackinac Island Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mark Schauer on Wednesday challenged Gov. Rick Snyder to four debates in the general election cycle a move the incumbent called premature. Schauer, a former congressman and state legislator from Battle Creek, proposed he and Snyder debate once in August, again in September and then square off twice in October before the Nov.
7:42 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Snyder Maintains Lead in Latest Poll

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Poll in February showed governor with similar lead
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder holds a nine-point lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, despite a dip in Snyder's approval ratings since February, a new poll shows. The poll by EPIC-MRA of Lansing, done exclusively for the Detroit Free Press/WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) and our statewide media polling partners, shows Snyder with a 47%-38% lead over Schauer, with 15% undecided or refusing to say who they support.
8:36 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

A Look at Governor Snyder's 1,100 Gifts Since Taking Office

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There is no legal requirement for Michigan's governor to disclose gifts
LANSING - A Slinky, plated with 14-karat gold, from the firm that purchased the Michigan-based maker of the iconic toy. A ceremonial shield and spear from Kenya. A box of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes with Gov. Rick Snyder's picture on it.
SW Michigan
5:41 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

State House Passes Road Bills

The state house has passed a set of bills that would provide the government with money for fixing roads and bridges. That’s according to Gongwer News Service, which reports the proposed legislation would deliver about $450 million to the state’s infrastructure projects each year.

Most of that amount would be raised by pulling money from fuel sales and use taxes out of the general fund.

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