Rick Snyder

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.
11:43 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Sierra Club critical of Snyder's record on environmental issues

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Group says Snyder hasn't provided leadership on most environmental issues
LANSING - Michigan's Sierra Club has given Gov. Rick Snyder a failing grade for his performance on environmental issues during his first three years in office. In a news release today, the Michigan chapter of the Sierra Club said Snyder scored 22% for his actions related to energy, the environment, good government and related issues.
7:57 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer to seek public financing

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No current plans to accept public financing for general election
LANSING - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is seeking public funding for his campaign, meaning he likely will be subject to a $2 million spending limit, at least until the August primary. Zack Pohl, a Schauer spokesman, said the candidate is seeking close to $1 million in public funding for the primary election, for which Schauer has no opponent.