Rick Snyder

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State spending plans are moving swiftly through the legislature. A number were voted on last week, many of them with deep cuts from what the governor asked for.  

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Top lawmakers in the state Legislature have reached a tentative agreement with Governor Rick Snyder about changes to the state’s teacher retirement system. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Mackinac Island) Governor Rick Snyder spoke out against a toxic political culture that he says it’s getting in the way of practical problem-solving. The governor was speaking to a gathering of business and political leaders at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual policy conference on Mackinac Island. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) There was a big rally at the state Capitol Wednesday to support improved mental health services and to oppose Governor Rick Snyder’s plan to overhaul how those services are paid for. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has chosen the newest member of the Michigan Supreme Court. Judge Kurtis Wilder is the first of a couple appointments Governor Snyder has to make in the coming weeks. 

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