Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


Snyder appoints judge to 61st District Court

February 5, 2016
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new judge to the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: Transit workers throw Snyder under the bus

Art direction.

January 29, 2016
Who’s responsible for the tragedy that is Flint’s water crisis? Read More

Transportation panel has West Michigan flavor

January 1, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed two members with West Michigan ties to the Michigan State Transportation Commission. Read More

Snyder approves tax breaks to entice data center to Michigan

December 23, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law tax breaks designed to ensure that a data center developer expands into western Michigan. Read More

Governor urges agricultural innovation

Snyder’s Michigan Farm Bureau speech marks successes, as well as areas for improvement.

December 4, 2015
Since taking office in 2010, Gov. Rick Snyder said he is happy with how the state has come together. Read More

Snyder signs road-spending bills with tax increases

November 10, 2015
ALAIEDON TOWNSHIP — Governor Rick Snyder has signed a road-spending package into law that includes the first increase in decades in Michigan's fuel tax and vehicle registration fees, a move designed to address the deteriorating highways, roads and bridges across the state. Read More

Unite people behind bold ideas

October 30, 2015
In July, I spent a half-day with Ohio Gov. John Kasich, first in Grand Rapids and then on a farm in Ottawa County. Read More

Policy changes play significant role in philanthropy decisions

Foundations keep a close eye on federal and state charitable giving laws.

October 23, 2015
In an effort to encourage individuals and businesses to build community foundations’ permanent endowments, Michigan became one of the first states to sign a tax credit policy into law, on Dec. 29, 1988. Read More

Michigan aims to capture Chinese tourist market

State will play on the strong business connections between the two regions.

September 25, 2015
LANSING — The number of Chinese travelers and the amount of money spent per visitor are the highest among all groups of international visitors, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Read More

Economic development and ‘white-collar’ jobs emphasized in Daimler deal

September 18, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder’s announcement from Frankfurt of Daimler’s decision to relocate its North American headquarters to Farmington Hills is significant for a multitude of reasons, including the role of The Right Place Inc. over more than two decades to secure such opportunities. Read More