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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

Snyder appoints judge to 61st District Court

December 17, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a judge to the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids. Read More

New 61st District Court judge picks up the gavel

November 14, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced his choice to fill the 61st District Court seat vacated by Judge J. Michael Christensen. Read More

Re-elected Rick Snyder says roads No. 1 priority

November 5, 2014
A newly re-elected Gov. Rick Snyder is hoping to achieve his No. 1 unfinished priority — increasing taxes to improve the roads — before his second term even starts. Read More

Street Talk: 13 might be a lucky number

Across the board.

October 31, 2014
In its annual report on the state business tax climate across the U.S., the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C., has declared that Michigan has the 13th best tax climate and recognized Gov. Rick Snyder as one of the leading advocates for a “smarter tax policy.” Read More

Clearing the pathways to Michigan's prosperity

October 3, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder has a couple of takeaways from the West Michigan Policy Forum, which last week counted 450 participants from 230 Michigan businesses in almost 50 communities. Read More

State clarifies tax overhaul to avert payouts

September 15, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill to clarify that Michigan never intended to give out-of-state companies a lower tax liability in a 2007 business tax overhaul. Read More

Benton Harbor schools face 'financial crossroads'

August 4, 2014
| By AP
A review team has found a financial crisis in the Benton Harbor school district, which could lead to the appointment of an emergency manager for a community that has a history of struggles. Read More

West Michigan's link to international border crossing is welcome

August 1, 2014
The Right Place Inc. President and CEO Birgit Klohs last week was one of three individuals from Michigan appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the six-member international authority that is overseeing construction of Michigan’s first bridge and international crossing into Canada in 85 years. Read More