Rick Snyder

8:08 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Snyder Urges Citizens to Put Pressure on Lawmakers for Better Roads

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Governor says improving roads is important to economic comeback
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A $329 million spending bill signed last week wasn't meant to fix Michigan's crumbling roadways nor is the amount enough to provide a smooth ride in the years to come. Speaking after keynoting the Governor's Economic Summit, Michigan Gov.
Michigan Economy
8:42 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Lt. Governor Brian Calley Says State Has Better Climate for Job Growth

Brian Calley
Credit State of Michigan website

Interview with Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley


A roundtable discussion on jobs and the economy is scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Kalamazoo. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley will participate in that discussion. 

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10:17 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Snyder Speaks to Kalamazoo Republicans

Governor Rick Snyder holds what he describes as a list of Republican achievements in Michigan during his speech.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder spoke in Kalamazoo Friday evening at a dinner sponsored by the Kalamazoo County Republican Party, praising the economic improvement he says the state’s seen on his watch and taking questions from audience members.

The event took place at the Pine West event center on South Eleventh Street.

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12:52 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Governor Snyder Says "Pay for Performance" Will Bring Accountability to Child Welfare System

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The Governor says the state should reward agencies, public or private that produce the best outcomes for children
A shift in Michigan's child welfare system toward pay-for-performance is not a reflection of "great hard-working people" serving children in state care and their families, Gov. Rick Snyder said today. Rather it's about making sure that those that do the best work are properly rewarded. That, in turn, better serves families and children, he said.
3:15 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

President Obama to sign farm bill in East Lansing Friday

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Governor Snyder won't be able to attend, but his likely Democratic opponent Mark Schauer plans to be there
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was in fact invited to join President Barack Obama's on Friday at Michigan State University, but the first-term Republican will not be able to attend.