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Snyder, Lawmakers Reach Deal On Budget Framework

It is the fifth straight year the state will transfer general fund money to the road budget.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

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Forecast: Michigan Revenues Up $365M Over Previous Estimates

That was positive news for Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators, months after they had to address a $410 million shortfall in the current budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2015

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Snyder Plans Shakeup To Help Poor, Urges Tax Hike For Roads

Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor enter society’s mainstream …

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015

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State Of The Union Expected To Set Tone For 2016 Elections

President Obama is also expected to call for increasing taxes on the wealthy and expanding paid leave for workers

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015

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What Michigan Gas Tax Hike Could Cost At Pump

A typical Michigan driver would initially pay roughly $4.60 more a month in state gasoline taxes under a gradual tax increase proposed to boost funding for road repairs.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2014

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Detroit To Get Grant For Industrial Corridor Plan

A $600,000 federal grant has been given to Detroit to help the city develop a plan to revitalize its largest industrial corridor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2014

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Snyder, Schauer At Odds Over Economy, Jobs

The economy, and voters’ feelings about it, is sure to be a factor on Election Day Nov 4. Snyder hopes it’s the determining factor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2014

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Study: Restoring Grand River Could Boost Grand Rapids Economy

Grand Valley State University economist Paul Isely says riverfront real estate development could make the effect even greater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2014

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Study: Legalizing Gay Marriage Would Pump $53M Into Michigan’s Economy

Allowing same-sex couples to wed in Michigan would provide a humongous boost to the state’s economy, according to a recently published study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2014

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Michigan Big Businesses Spend $7M To Keep Tax Cut Intact

Mayors and others fear that if Prop 1 fails, the Legislature will re-enact the tax cut without diverting replacement revenue to municipalities.

CBS Detroit–08/02/2014

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