Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


Snyder signs road-spending bills with tax increases

November 10, 2015
ALAIEDON TOWNSHIP — Governor Rick Snyder has signed a road-spending package into law that includes the first increase in decades in Michigan's fuel tax and vehicle registration fees, a move designed to address the deteriorating highways, roads and bridges across the state. Read More

Unite people behind bold ideas

October 30, 2015
In July, I spent a half-day with Ohio Gov. John Kasich, first in Grand Rapids and then on a farm in Ottawa County. Read More

Policy changes play significant role in philanthropy decisions

Foundations keep a close eye on federal and state charitable giving laws.

October 23, 2015
In an effort to encourage individuals and businesses to build community foundations’ permanent endowments, Michigan became one of the first states to sign a tax credit policy into law, on Dec. 29, 1988. Read More

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assessment to pay the assessment — plus penalties and interest — before being allowed to go before the court has been repealed.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