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On the state level, the election for governor is still a year and a half away and candidates are lining up in both parties to replace the term-limited Rick Snyder. U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee's decision to forgo the governor's race and remain in the U.S ...
Many thought he might throw his hat into the ring for governor. Instead he talked up a part-time Legislature. I also talked with our 48th governor - Rick Snyder, who is term limited - about the race and whether he would support his lieutenant governor.

Republican senators from states that expanded Medicaid enrollment under Obamacare are pressing for their home-state governors to be involved in the Senate ...
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mi (WPBN/WTGU) -- Michigan's congressional delegation took a tour of the Soo Locks on Friday.It was another public push for Washington ...
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder urges the Michigan House to pass economic development tax incentives on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island, Mich.
Millions of dollars also would be saved, said Calley, who still has not announced if he will run for governor. Gov. Rick Snyder is term-limited and cannot seek re-election in 2018. The proposal, though, is not a sure thing. Organizers would have to ...

Sault Ste. Marie - Michigan is at "real risk" of missing out on a major development deal if the state House does not approve tax incentive proposal by summer ...
Governors of three states - New York, California, and Washington - have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance in an effort to get states to commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions on their own.
Another Republican, State Sen. Patrick Colbeck of Canton Township, announced Thursday that he is running for Michigan governor in 2018. Colbeck is a conservative who has clashed with Gov. Rick Snyder on Medicaid expansion and higher fuel taxes.
There are 17 months before Michigan's gubernatorial race, and an already crowded field of candidates has grown by one. Patrick Colbeck, a conservative state senator who has opposed Gov.
That wasn't the case with former Governor Jennifer Granholm, who had no legislative experience. Rick Snyder, with no government experience of any kind, has also failed to get his agenda enacted, even though his own party has overwhelmingly controlled ...
... of the movers and shakers are on Mackinac Island for the annual Mackinac Policy Conference. Hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber, the four-day event is held at the Grand Hotel.
Detroit - Michigan's 2018 race for governor is already taking shape as Gov. Rick Snyder's second and final term nears its end.
She argues the state does not need another millionaire in the governors' office, alluding to Governor Rick Snyder's weath. "I'm not a millionaire, I can't write a check to fund a whole campaign. I'd rather have five million friends that million bucks ...
Rick Snyder's commission on building Michigan's economy for the new century unveiled its report Wednesday, and like its predecessors on education and infrastructure, it's chock full of suggestions for returning the state to its glory days.
(AP) - Michigan's governor is honoring a soldier who died when the military truck in which he was riding crashed during training in Hawaii.
MACKINAC ISLAND - Two veteran politicians roiled an already crowded field for Michigan governor Wednesday with news that they may enter the 2018 race.

For the first time since he's been governor, the leaders from the state House and Senate have signed a target budget agreement without Rick Snyder's input. House Speaker Tom Leonard and Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof want to close the pension ...
(WXYZ) - President Donald Trump and the nation are slipping backwards, Governor Rick Snyder and Michigan are improving. That's the result of an exclusive new EPIC MRA survey released first to WXYZ-TV 7/Detroit Free Press and our statewide media ...
Rick Snyder out of talks. Republican leaders over the weekend set "target" spending levels - a key step needed before the House and Senate this week can start ironing out differences in a $55 billion spending plan.
Calley has been teasing this announcement for weeks, as many assumed he'd announce a run for governor in 2018. Many still expect him to do that, but say today's event is meant to set himself apart from current Governor Rick Snyder, who can't run for ...
Rick Snyder for the first time in his tenure after they reached an impasse over making newly hired school employees ineligible for a pension in retirement.
Detroit - This is the story of a man who may well be the smartest, most accomplished and best-educated candidate for governor in the history of the state of Michigan - but who may never have a chance, because of his name. His qualifications may take ...
In their release, MEMA cited the following legislative accomplishments: "In 2016, Huizenga played a leading role in urging Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to veto a bill that would have restricted the use of certain aftermarket replacement parts in ...
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday made long-awaited appointments to a board that will control medical marijuana licenses in Michigan, including a former lobbyist with ties to the medical marijuana industry who was named chairman of the influential ...
QUINCY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Quincy school leaders will host a special board meeting to learn about the sexual assault investigation.
LANSING - More than three months after its introduction in the Michigan House of Representatives, the first bill sponsored by 57th district State Rep. Bronna Kahle, R-Adrian, was signed into law by Gov.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed five board members to the state Medical marijuana Licensing Board. The board will regulate growth, processing, transportation and selling of medical marijuana.
Rick Snyder, but opposed by Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley and Attorney General Bill Schuette - face an uncertain future.
The State of Michigan is throwing a haymaker in the fight against the opioid crisis. This latest move stems from legislation passed late last year to combat what has become an epidemic.
Governors Jennifer Granholm, [Rick] Snyder, and Donald Trump all lacked legislative experience and lacked an understanding of the political landscape," and that hurt them, he argued.
The state's other fundraiser plates include those supporting MI universities and specialty causes such as breast cancer awareness or MI veterans.
Rick Snyder says he will name a replacement for Appeals Court Judge Kurtis Wilder, whom he recently promoted to the Michigan Supreme Court, increasing the number of judges from 26 to 27.
Paul Mango, who is running for Pennsylvania Governor as a Republican, worked for years as the head of Pittsburgh's branch of the consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
Rick Snyder for consideration. The governor vetoed unrelated abortion insurance legislation early in his term, and did not get an endorsement from Right to Life during his first or second campaigns.
LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - Governor Rick Snyder and the two Republican legislative leaders are at a crossroads on the state budget.
The Governor also will appoint a new president and chairman of Michigan Strategic Fund. The MEDC CEO is charged with implementing and executing MEDC's core mission of business development and attraction, community development, providing access ...
In an effort to improve that number, Governor Rick Snyder is developing a new recycling plan that will encourage more people to recycle and push for more curbside recycling services.
Rick Snyder on how to reform Michigan's teacher pension system. Rep. .... "We hope the governor sees it our way that it's important to do MPSERS and the budget because we have opportunity to something right now because we have the money," he said.
Governor Rick Snyder said he disagrees with the funding cuts. "The Great Lakes are not just one of Michigan's greatest assets; they're one of the world's greatest assets", said Governor Snyder. "There is a history of the Great Lakes facing major ...
WT Stevens Construction will replace thousands of the city's pipes by 2019.
Michigan -- Michigan lawmakers continue to work on legislation that was important to the late State Representative John Kivela. State Senator Tom Casperson tells the Radio Results Network that Kivela led the charge when it came to the dark store issue.
But, now the non-union builders are back with a new petition drive to put a veto-proof proposal before the Legislature because Governor Rick Snyder is against the ban. Snyder is trying to get more people interested in skilled trades careers and he says ...
The proposed salary increases would not take effect until after Governor Rick Snyder leaves office, but he said the recommendations are reasonable.
The companies said they were being treated unfairly because the state retroactively changed its tax laws. Gov. Rick Snyder signed a measure into law in 2014 that affected business taxes back to 2008.
Flanked on his left by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder presented his proposed Fiscal 2016 budget to a joint House/Senate Appropriations Committee meeting in Lansing on February 11, 2015.
Chippewa COUNTY -- U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Fred Upton have announced a bipartisan member tour to the Soo Locks on Friday, June 2. It's immediately following the Mackinac Policy Conference.
Governor Rick Snyder announced the reappointment of James Ausdemore of Pinckney to the Michigan veterans' Facilities Board of managers.
Just ask Mr. Trump and Rick Snyder who knew nothing about Lansing before he got to be governor. Hence this question to Mr. F: Were you Donald Trump before there was one?
Flanked on his left by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder presented his proposed Fiscal 2016 budget to a joint House/Senate Appropriations Committee meeting in Lansing on February 11, 2015.




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