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New 61st District Court judge picks up the gavel

November 14, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced his choice to fill the 61st District Court seat vacated by Judge J. Michael Christensen. Read More

Re-elected Rick Snyder says roads No. 1 priority

November 5, 2014
A newly re-elected Gov. Rick Snyder is hoping to achieve his No. 1 unfinished priority — increasing taxes to improve the roads — before his second term even starts. Read More

Street Talk: 13 might be a lucky number

Across the board.

October 31, 2014
In its annual report on the state business tax climate across the U.S., the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., has declared that Michigan has the 13th best tax climate and recognized Gov. Rick Snyder as one of the leading advocates for a “smarter tax policy.” Read More

Clearing the pathways to Michigan's prosperity

October 3, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder has a couple of takeaways from the West Michigan Policy Forum, which last week counted 450 participants from 230 Michigan businesses in almost 50 communities. Read More

State clarifies tax overhaul to avert payouts

September 15, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill to clarify that Michigan never intended to give out-of-state companies a lower tax liability in a 2007 business tax overhaul. Read More

Benton Harbor schools face 'financial crossroads'

August 4, 2014
| By AP
A review team has found a financial crisis in the Benton Harbor school district, which could lead to the appointment of an emergency manager for a community that has a history of struggles. Read More

West Michigan's link to international border crossing is welcome

August 1, 2014
The Right Place Inc. President and CEO Birgit Klohs last week was one of three individuals from Michigan appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the six-member international authority that is overseeing construction of Michigan’s first bridge and international crossing into Canada in 85 years. Read More

New law regarding industrial byproducts

June 27, 2014
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a series of bills last week regarding the storage and use of industrial byproducts such as coal ash, gypsum, foundry sand, and pulp and paper mill ash. Read More

Street Talk: A positive senior moment

The Cup runneth over.

June 27, 2014
In his June 2 Special Message to the Legislature on Aging, Gov. Rick Snyder warned that Michigan “has more work to do to prepare for its aging population. It’s time to reinvent the way we think about aging, in a positive way.” Read More

Gov. Snyder signs $15.8B education budget

June 25, 2014
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a $15.8-billion education budget that includes more money for public universities and a pre-school program for disadvantaged 4-year-olds, along with a more modest boost in K-12 districts' traditional per-student funding. Read More