Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


Governor Snyder appoints judge to Community Corrections Board

May 16, 2018
A local judge has been tapped to represent district court judges statewide on the Michigan Community Corrections Board. Read More

Can Governor Snyder's 'Marshall Plan' fill the Michigan talent gap?

May 14, 2018
LANSING — Dakota Carter was 4 years old when he found his calling inside his grandfather's garage. Read More

Michigan should follow California’s lead

April 20, 2018
In a recent article, The New York Times reports “BMW and Daimler, Once Rivals, Join Forces to Fend Off Silicon Valley.” Read More

Elections stalling road funds

Voters want fixes, but candidates see the issue as divisive and lawmakers are slow to act.

Michigan’s crumbling roads — long the subject of jests, memes and most of all, pain — are now voters’ highest priority. And the future of the issue might depend on which candidates they choose in 2018. Read More

State approves $175M boost in road spending

March 20, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to boost spending on roads and bridges. Read More

State increasing 911 fees to upgrade system

March 16, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law an increase in 911 fees to upgrade Michigan's emergency response system. Read More

Governor Snyder declares state of disaster after flooding

March 13, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Disaster declarations have been made for 17 Michigan counties and two cities hit hard by recent flooding from heavy rain and melting snow. Read More

Governor Snyder appoints West Michigan pair to broadband board

March 12, 2018
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two men in the region to a consortium for strengthening broadband access statewide. Read More

Gov. Snyder talks talent development

In a speech to the Grand Rapids Rotary Club chapter, Snyder revisits his new ‘Marshall Plan’ for talent.

March 9, 2018
During a recent stop in Grand Rapids, Gov. Rick Snyder discussed elements of his recently announced “Marshall Plan,” aimed at preparing students to enter a technology-driven workforce. Read More

2018 report: Michigan third-graders are now the ‘lowest-performing students in the U.S.’

March 9, 2018
The Business Journal is reporting on no fewer than three significant announcements from Gov. Rick Snyder, from Business Leaders for Michigan and an analysis by The Right Place Inc. regarding its failed proposal vying for the Amazon HQ2 project. Read More