Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


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

Auto supplier opens $10M plant

June 23, 2014
An auto supplier has opened a $10-million plant in the region that’s expected to create 85 advanced manufacturing jobs. Read More

Gov. Snyder calls for state to fill 'skills gap'

May 30, 2014
MACKINAC ISLAND — Michigan can gain a competitive edge over other states by filling a skills gap that leads to good jobs going unfilled, because of a lack of qualified candidates, Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs law increasing minimum wage

May 28, 2014
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill on Tuesday night to boost the minimum wage and avert a ballot initiative to raise the wage higher. Read More

Snyder targets Michigan’s poor recycling record

More than $435M in recyclable materials is sent to state landfills each year.

April 18, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder is asking Michiganders to stop taking out the trash. Read More

Gay marriages will not be recognized by state

March 27, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder said recently that the same-sex marriages performed last month will not be recognized by the state of Michigan. Read More

Snyder hears ways to streamline regulatory rule-making

March 21, 2014
The Office of Regulatory Reinvention within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, or LARA, has passed on to Gov. Rick Snyder 18 recommendations improving state regulatory rulemaking processes, while maintaining transparency. Read More

Gov. Snyder calls for skilled talent at economic summit

March 19, 2014
In determining Michigan’s economic future, “probably the single most important issue is talent,” according to Gov. Rick Snyder — specifically, technically skilled talent for Michigan manufacturing and agriculture. Read More