Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


State approves $175M boost in road spending

March 20, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to boost spending on roads and bridges. Read More

State increasing 911 fees to upgrade system

March 16, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law an increase in 911 fees to upgrade Michigan's emergency response system. Read More

Governor Snyder declares state of disaster after flooding

March 13, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Disaster declarations have been made for 17 Michigan counties and two cities hit hard by recent flooding from heavy rain and melting snow. Read More

Governor Snyder appoints West Michigan pair to broadband board

March 12, 2018
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two men in the region to a consortium for strengthening broadband access statewide. Read More

Gov. Snyder talks talent development

In a speech to the Grand Rapids Rotary Club chapter, Snyder revisits his new ‘Marshall Plan’ for talent.

March 9, 2018
During a recent stop in Grand Rapids, Gov. Rick Snyder discussed elements of his recently announced “Marshall Plan,” aimed at preparing students to enter a technology-driven workforce. Read More

2018 report: Michigan third-graders are now the ‘lowest-performing students in the U.S.’

March 9, 2018
The Business Journal is reporting on no fewer than three significant announcements from Gov. Rick Snyder, from Business Leaders for Michigan and an analysis by The Right Place Inc. regarding its failed proposal vying for the Amazon HQ2 project. Read More

Governor Snyder signs law to let charter schools get tax revenue

February 20, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a change allowing charter schools to receive revenue from certain voter-approved property tax hikes. Read More

Governor Snyder orders recycling services at all state sites

February 12, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder is ordering all state government facilities to provide recycling services within a year. Read More

Education funding targeting vulnerable students rather than whole districts deserves discussion

February 9, 2018
Gov. Rick Snyder released details of his budget spending plan for the next fiscal year, targeting June approval by the Michigan legislature. Read More

Governor Snyder proposes state budget

February 7, 2018
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder is seeking to boost base funding for most of Michigan's public schools by the largest dollar amount in 17 years and to end the state's use of a company to feed prisoners. Read More