Rick Snyder


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has rolled out a new state department with the job of matching skilled workers with employers. Meet TED. That’s the new state Department of Talent and Economic Development. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Gov. Rick Snyder has taken direct control over the state office tasked with monitoring Michigan’s worst performing schools. The elected state Board of Education previously had control over the state School Reform Office. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is joining the debate as the Legislature embarks on the first major re-write of Michigan’s energy policy in many years. He will deliver a speech on the topic in metro Detroit. 

Gov. Snyder on "Michigan Calling"

Mar 9, 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder says there’s no backup plan to boost road funding if voters reject a sales tax increase in May.

Snyder urged listeners to vote “yes” on the measure during an appearance on Michigan Public Radio’s statewide call-in program “Michigan Calling.”

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

(MPRN-Detroit) Gov. Rick Snyder is getting some tough questions about the May ballot proposal to boost road funding at his education and economic summit this week in Detroit. The plan would raise the state’s sales tax from 6% to 7% and boost road funding by about a $1 billion a year.