Rick Snyder

6:37 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Snyder says he'll still advocate for consolidation despite vote in Saugatuck and Douglas

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Snyder says "it's a local decision that needs to be made"
Voters in the southwest Michigan cities of Saugatuck and Douglas roundly rejected a proposal Tuesday to combine their two resort towns along the shores of Lake Michigan. "There just wasn't enough reward with the consolidation," said Matt Balmer, a restaurant owner, resident of Douglas and leader of the anti-consolidation forces.
6:19 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Governor Snyder testifies bankruptcy was "last resort" for Detroit

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Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr due back on stand Tuesday
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr testified if Detroit is kicked out of bankruptcy court the city will be in a free-fall crisis and destined for financial failure. If we do not go through Chapter 9, this city will continue to fail, Orr testified Monday morning during the fourth day of Detroits bankruptcy eligibility trial.
1:37 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Snyder testifies in Detroit Bankruptcy trial

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Protesters outside as governor takes stand
Gov. Rick Snyder said the state will pay Detroit retiree pensions if a judge determines that Michigan has an obligation to bankroll vested pension benefits. Snyder made the remark minutes into his history testimony Monday in the Detroit bankruptcy eligibility trial.
7:05 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Governor Rick Snyder to testify Monday in Detroit bankruptcy case

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Snyder believed to be first Michigan governor in modern history to testify under oath in open court
Detroit Labor union attorneys will get a rare opportunity today to grill the states chief executive under oath when Gov. Rick Snyder takes the witness stand in Detroit's bankruptcy eligibility trial. Its an extraordinary appearance in an extraordinary case.
6:29 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Snyder praises Innovation Center at 10th anniversary celebration

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Snyder says entrepreneurship requires risk
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - "You can't be an entrepreneur and innovator and be fully rational," Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday in Kalamazoo. "If you follow the rational path, you cannot do something that people say can't be done," Snyder said, en route to praising the Southwest Michigan Innovation Cente r for providing an environment for entrepreneurs and innovation in the Kalamazoo region.