Rick Snyder

Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year pays a lot of attention to Flint’s drinking water crisis and the state’s infrastructure shortcomings.


DPS Demonstrators
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Detroit parents, teachers, and school officials were in Lansing on Tuesday to speak out on bills meant to rescue Michigan’s largest district.


Rick Snyder
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A state elections board has approved one petition that seeks to recall Governor Rick Snyder, but rejected several others.


Free Water Flint Protest
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The Michigan Senate has adopted a $30 million emergency spending measure to help Flint residents with their water bills.  


Michigan National Guard Delivery
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The state House and Senate have unanimously approved an emergency spending bill to help Flint address its water crisis.  It now goes to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk.  


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Governor Rick Snyder has scrubbed plans for an economic development trip to the Middle East, so he can remain in Michigan to deal with the Flint water crisis. 


Flint Water
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The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regional administrator is stepping down over the public health crisis in Flint. 

Federal Assistance
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Governor Rick Snyder is asking the Obama Administration to change its mind and declare a major disaster in Flint.  


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Governor Rick Snyder has released a trove of emails both to and from him regarding Flint and the city’s water crisis. 


Flint Protesters
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Governor Rick Snyder devoted most of Tuesday's State of the State speech to the Flint water crisis.  He promised to fix the problems that started while the city was under state emergency management, and he promised to do a better job of helping the public understand what went wrong. 


Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder devoted most of his State of the State speech Tuesday night to the Flint water crisis. Rick Pluta has a report on address and the governor's plan. 


Governor Rick Synder's Sixth State Of The State Address-2016

Jan 20, 2016
Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder delivered his sixth State of the State address on Tuesday night.  As expected, the primary focus was the Flint water crisis, but the Governor did address other issues, including a call for economic and technological developments at Willow Run and an increased focus on mobility at M-City in Ann Arbor and throughout the Michigan auto industry.  You can hear the speech in its entirety here.


Michigan State Budget Office
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A panel of state budget experts anticipates a $300 million windfall left over from the last fiscal year.  


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State lawmakers and the public could get their first look today at legislation to overhaul the Detroit Public Schools


Flint
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Governor Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver are set to meet on Thursday to discuss the city’s water emergency.


Voting Booths
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Governor Rick Snyder has signed a controversial elections bill, but he has called for a fix to clear up some confusion in the new law. 


Straight-Ticket Voting Form
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Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that eliminates the choice of voting a straight-party ballot with a single mark on Election Day, despite the fact that the option has been upheld twice by voters. 


Flint Water
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Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency in Genesee County related to lead contamination of the city of Flint’s water supply. 


Dan Wyant
State of Michigan / michigan.gov

The head of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has resigned over the drinking water crisis in Flint.  


oil well
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A state lawmaker says Michigan should encourage more companies to take oil out of existing wells that have already been capped.  Jake Neher has more.


Soo Locks
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Governor Rick Snyder says he intends to step up efforts to convince Congress to fund an expansion of the Soo Locks.   We have more from Rick Pluta.


Data Center
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Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law major tax breaks for data centers.  Jake Neher reports.


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Lincoln Park was officially released from state control yesterday.  This marks the first time in 15 years no Michigan city is being run by an emergency manager.  Rick Pluta reports.


Michigan State House of Representatives
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The state Legislature has wrapped up its work for 2015 and lawmakers are setting their agendas for next year.  As Jake Neher reports, legislation to help turn around Detroit Public Schools will be a top priority.


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Governor Rick Snyder says he’s slowing down his plans to fix Detroit’s schools in order to keep the process moving.   We have more from Rick Pluta.


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