Items Tagged with 'Rick Snyder'


Street Talk: The old switcheroo

Spice of life.

October 11, 2019
What a change four years and a shift in political power can make. Read More

Street Talk: State’s chemical reaction

Going global.

April 5, 2019
Just a day after the extent of contamination at the Wolverine tannery site became public knowledge on March 25, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced she is re-establishing the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) science advisory board. Read More

New law amends environmental cleanup procedures

Experts say the change will streamline the process for remediation of brownfield properties.

January 11, 2019
A bill modifying the process for obtaining a “no further action” determination from the state regarding environmental cleanup and establishing toxicity values for hazardous substances became law just before the new year. Read More

Head of veterans agency appointed to appeals court

January 1, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — A former Kent County judge has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Michigan appeals court. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs batch of bills

December 31, 2018
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a variety of bills, including making it a crime to cyberbully, and vetoed others, such as the "baby-box" bill. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs into law limits on citizen initiatives

December 17, 2018
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers, finalizing an unprecedented Republican-backed legislative maneuver that opponents vowed to challenge in court. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs bill allowing Great Lakes oil tunnel

December 13, 2018
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation establishing a panel to oversee construction of an oil pipeline tunnel in the waterway linking Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, while opponents insisted the battle isn't over and could widen from the state Capitol to the courts. Read More

Street Talk: Well-being as a priority

Leadership leads.

September 21, 2018
Priority Health is working to help clients address overall well-being rather than wellness alone. Read More

New initiative hopes to bolster Great Lakes cruises

Muskegon has seen a few dozen cruise ship landings in the past three years, with more to come.

September 7, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new international campaign to attract more cruise ships to the Great Lakes is expected to benefit the tourism industry in West Michigan. Read More

State drops conviction box from job and license applications

September 7, 2018
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder is ordering the state to no longer ask job applicants and people seeking certain occupational licenses to check a box if they’ve been convicted of a felony. Read More