Rick Snyder

Governor Snyder Defends Flint Advisory Board

Sep 20, 2016

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is defending a move by a board he appointed to oversee Flint. The Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) has come under fire for revoking Flint’s ability to sue the state. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A statewide conference on making Michigan more welcoming to immigrants kicks off Monday in Lansing.  

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(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats and local officials in some cities say they’re getting the cold shoulder from the state’s school turnaround chief. 

(MPRN-Lansing) A state panel will be named soon to look into improving Michigan’s dismal literacy rate. Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order Wednesday creating the new PreK-12 Literacy Commission. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s monthly job rate has dropped slightly to 4.6 percent. But it’s not because more people are working. The one-tenth of a percentage point is because of a shrinking number of people competing for jobs. 

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