Rick Snyder


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder traveled to a middle school in Oakland County to sign a $16 billion education budget for the coming fiscal year. He approved it despite questions over a provision that sends money to private and religious schools. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says Flint’s water system still faces major problems. EPA chief Gina McCarthy sent a warning letter to Governor Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver. 


(MPRN-Detroit) Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario are negotiating a strategy for improving and managing waterways. Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met in Detroit to announce the beginnings of the joint plan. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Governor Rick Snyder struck an optimistic tone about his administration’s efforts to address the Flint water crisis and other issues at a business conference on Mackinac Island. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is suspending his administration’s internal inquiry into the state’s handling of the Flint water crisis. That’s at the request of Attorney General Bill Schuette and other law enforcement officials who say it’s jeopardizing their criminal investigations.