Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


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

State’s film incentives fade to black

Michigan Film Office will still assist digital media industries.

July 17, 2015
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” could be the last major film made in Michigan for the foreseeable future. Read More

Taxpayers guaranteed day in court

July 10, 2015
A law that required Michigan taxpayers disputing a tax assessment to pay the assessment — plus penalties and interest — before being allowed to go before the court has been repealed. Read More

State approves Kent County airport authority

July 1, 2015
| By AP
A bill signed by Gov. Rick Snyder is letting Kent County move forward with creating a regional airport authority to run Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Regional airport authority OK’d by Legislature

Kent County commissioners now must work out details of the independent authority.

June 26, 2015
The proposed regional airport authority to run Gerald R. Ford International Airport is definitely moving forward, but it still has a long runway ahead. Read More

State approves $54.5B budget

June 18, 2015
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder signed a $54.5-billion state budget yesterday with a modest spending boost for education and a temporary increase in road construction funding, pledging to work with lawmakers over the summer on a long-term transportation funding fix. Read More

Dems propose tax breaks for mid-, low-income families

They want the financial burden shifted back to businesses.

LANSING — Michigan is still catching up after the Great Recession crashed the economy — and for most residents, the 2011 rewrite of the state tax code made things worse, Democratic legislators say. Read More

Snyder appoints Kent County judge

May 13, 2015
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new judge to the 17th Circuit Court in Kent County. Read More

State looks ahead 10 years with energy plan

April 17, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) In 10 years, what will Michigan’s energy needs be? Read More