Gov. Rick Snyder

Gov. Snyder speaks at a reception for leading business executives and officials in Shanghai who have investment interests in Michigan. (Source:

Snyder’s China Trip Lands Jobs, Promotes Detroit And Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder has wrapped up a week-long trade mission to China and is returning to Michigan.



Basketball’s Best Players To Take The Court On Michigan-Made Floors

Basketball courts made from northern hard maple, and constructed in Michigan’s upper peninsula, will be used for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.


Attending the July 16 briefing at Lawrence Technological University were (L-R) Doug Smith, vice president of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.; Kirk Steudle, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation; Shigeto Tanaka, chairman of Tokyo Rope; Gov. Rick Snyder; LTU President Virinder Moudgil; LTU Provost Maria Vaz; and Nabil Grace, dean of LTU’s College of Engineering. (Source: Lawrence Technological University.)

Gov. Snyder Learns About “Bridges Of The Future” At Lawrence Tech

Lawrence Technological University is working with the Michigan Department of Transportation to develop longer-lasting bridges.

CBS Detroit–07/21/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gets a look at autonomous vehicle technology at a robotics forum in Sterling Heights Tuesday. WWJ photo / Matt Roush

Michigan Robotics Week Kicks Off With Industry Executive Forum

Michigan’s fifth annual Robotics Week kicked off Tuesday with a new event, the Michigan Robotics Industry Executive Forum. Organized by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, the day-long event drew more than 100 business leaders and technology innovators to the Maneuver Collaboration Center on the General Dynamics Land Systems campus in Sterling Heights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

Road Commissions Looking To Lawmakers For Extra Cash

Some local communities say they’re running out of cash to clear the roads. So, will the state offer any help?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Gov. Snyder Gearing Up For Re-election

Governor Rick Snyder will seek re-election… making it official on a tour across the state on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014

Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Gov. Snyder Delivers State Of The State Address

Education, jobs, healthcare, immigration and income growth among the many topics addressed by Gov. Snyder during his fourth State of the State address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014

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Michigan Gets Millions In Federal Funds For Education

An early Christmas gift to Michigan: the state is awarded millions of dollars in “Race to the Top” federal funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

Michigan Legislature Adjourns For The Year

A flurry of activity for lawmakers in Lansing, passing a number of bills on their last working day of 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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Local and State Leaders Remember Nelson Mandela

Incredible. Courageous. Honorable… those are words that Michigan political and community leaders are using to describe Nelson Mandela.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013