Rick Snyder

7:22 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Snyder to discuss Michigan workforce, Great Lakes protection in State of State Address

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Snyder will address joint session of the Legislature on Wednesday
LANSING, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder offered a preview of two topics he plans to discuss during his State of the State address on Wednesday: developing a talented workforce and protecting the Great Lakes. The two issues have risen toward the top of Snyder's priority list, he said while speaking at the Michigan Agri-Business Association's conference and trade show in Lansing on Monday.
2:01 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Snyder offers mild criticism of "Pure Michigan" right to work ad

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Snyder says he would have preferred an ad with a broader definition about Michigan's business climate
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder today directed mild criticism at a recent ad the Michigan Economic Development Corp. placed in the Wall Street Journal, touting Michigan's recent passage of controversial right-to-work legislation above the Pure Michigan logo.
Legislature returns
9:52 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Rep. McCann says Democrats will push priorities as minority party

Sean McCann
Credit Michigan House website

State Representative Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo) recently sat down with WMUK’s Gordon Evans to discuss recent action in the Legislature and to look ahead to a new session. 

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Urban sprawl
8:50 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Michigan's debate over controlling sprawl

Credit Michigan Now

When he was running for governor, Rick Snyder had a ten-point plan to “Reinvent Michigan”. Point number five was: “Restoring cities and controlling urban sprawl”. Snyder came to the annual Michigan Farm Bureau dinner recently at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. Michigan Now’s Chris McCarus was there too.

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Education and Government
3:02 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Right to Works bills move ahead quickly in Lansing

Gov. Rick Snyder and GOP officials at Thursday's

Andy Robins reports on Thursday's "right to work" announcement

Work on so-called “Right to Work” legislation is moving ahead quickly in Lansing. Thursday morning, Governor Rick Snyder endorsed the plan that would prevent unions from requiring that all workers in an organized workplace join that union. But that ban would not apply to unionized police and fire departments.

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