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Snyder vetoes bills prohibiting e-cigarette regulation

January 22, 2015
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed bills to prohibit e-cigarettes from being regulated as tobacco products under Michigan law. Read More

Snyder calls for restructuring in State of the State

January 21, 2015
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder announced plans yesterday during his fifth State of the State address to "dramatically" restructure parts of the state government in an effort he said will help the poor. Read More

Low wages are major impediment to labor supply

January 16, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder has made clear that one of his top priorities is career technical education for the skilled trades, particularly in construction, manufacturing and agriculture. Read More

Michigan changes Internet sales tax law

January 16, 2015
LANSING — Michigan residents who buy from Amazon, Overstock and some other online retailers will be forced to pay the state's 6-percent sales tax starting in October, a move to close what backers say is a loophole that has left traditional businesses at a disadvantage. Read More

State approves welfare drug tests

January 2, 2015
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that creates a drug-testing program for adult welfare recipients who are suspected of using drugs. Read More

State bans college athletes from unionizing

January 1, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law prohibiting college athletes at public universities from unionizing. Read More

Snyder appoints chief legal counsel

December 31, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a judge with local ties to be his chief legal counsel. Read More

State extends film incentives

December 29, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has put his John Hancock on a piece of legislation that extends the Michigan film credit program for seven years. Read More

Improve Michigan’s education outcomes and systems

December 19, 2014
Year-end statistical analysis and 2015 projections certainly provide good news for merrymaking, but it may be short-lived rather than a “new era” of prosperity. Read More

Snyder proposes 7-percent sales tax for roads

December 18, 2014
LANSING — Michigan voters would be asked to approve a 1-percentage-point hike in the 6-percent state sales tax as part of an estimated $1.6-billion road- and school-funding deal announced Thursday by Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders. Read More