Rick Snyder

11:01 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Snyder proposes $350-million for Detroit pensions, DIA collection

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Snyder met privately with lawmakers on Wednesday to pitch idea
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is interested in using state money to help shore up Detroit pensions and protect artwork from being sold to appease creditors during the city's ongoing bankruptcy case.
6:52 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Snyder's State of State Address to include plans for education and budget surplus

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Governor not expected to repeat calls for no-reason absentee voting or online voter registration
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder will set the tone for his re-election campaign and preview upcoming budget battles in tonights State of the State address. He is expected to talk about education, discuss what to do with a projected $1 billion surplus, renew the quest for more permanent road repair money and dwell on his accomplishments.
7:51 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Republican resistance continues to Snyder's road funding plan

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Snyder also called for more road funding in last year's State of the State address
Lansing Republican lawmakers say they wont give Gov. Rick Snyder a permanent infusion of extra cash for road and bridge repairs this year even though the GOP incumbent is expected to renew his call Thursday to commit to spending more money every year on infrastructure.
Binsfeld obit
12:54 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Former Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld dies

Connie Binsfeld
Credit Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame

Connie Binsfeld, who serves for eight years as Michigan's Lieutenant Governor has died. 

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6:17 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Snyder to seek money for roads, reforms for school and no-fault insurance

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Governor will deliver fourth State of the State address on Thursday
Stalled priorities likely to be raised again Thursday include investing more than $1 billion more a year in Michigan roads, reforming the no-fault auto insurance system, improving mental health services, expanding a state authority for low-performing school districts, and - a perennial Snyder plea - changing Michigan's culture to make it more upbeat and less divisive.