Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


Snyder appoints director of Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

May 11, 2016
A former local judge is the new director of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Read More

Street Talk: Down the drain

Call to action.

April 22, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder’s approval ratings plummeted in the wake of the Flint water crisis, and Michiganders now consider city infrastructure the state’s biggest problem, according to Michigan State University’s latest State of the State Survey. Read More

New law allows access to online accounts after death

Measure takes guesswork out of who has rights to digital access.

April 8, 2016
A new law will ensure people’s online lives will be accessible after their death. Read More

Crisis management demands action, not politics

March 18, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder sat for a grilling by the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform last week regarding state government failures over the Flint water crisis and the impact of Michigan’s “emergency manager” law on the crisis. Read More

Street Talk: A real education

Treasure hunt.

March 18, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder was in town last week to discuss an issue that hasn’t exactly made him popular among Michigan’s teachers: education. Read More

State opens door to raising judge salaries

March 17, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that opens the door to raising Michigan judges' pay after 15 years of stagnant judicial salaries. Read More

Michigan still working to attract immigrants

Inertia at the federal level has put a damper on the state’s progress.

March 11, 2016
Just over two years ago, an eager governor vowed to use every tool available to make Michigan the most welcoming state for immigrants, but it’s been a tough row to hoe ever since. Read More

Snyder appoints judge to 61st District Court

February 5, 2016
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new judge to the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: Transit workers throw Snyder under the bus

Art direction.

January 29, 2016
Who’s responsible for the tragedy that is Flint’s water crisis? Read More

Transportation panel has West Michigan flavor

January 1, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed two members with West Michigan ties to the Michigan State Transportation Commission. Read More