Gov. Snyder


Snyder Meets With Renewables CEOs, Lauds Holland Company

Gov. Rick Snyder attended an invitation-only discussion with Michigan-based alternative energy CEOs at Energetx Composites LLC in Holland Wednesday prior to a luncheon held in his honor held by the Tulip Time festival and lauded Energetx with the first ever “Reinventing Michigan” award for turning boat building technology into wind turbine parts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2011

Gov. Snyder Met With Protest Along Parade Route

Participants in an annual parade in southwestern Michigan saw more than smiling faces in the crowd as protesters targeted parade grand marshal Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2011

Switching to cheaper medications for prisoners is part of the debate of budget cuts.

Groups Look To Stop Drug Switch For Mental Health Prisoners

Michigan Partners in Crisis says the switch made this year will save the state 15 million dollars, by giving mental health inmates cheaper medications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011


Center for Michigan Seeks Input On Snyder Tax Plans

The Center for Michigan, Detroit Public Television and are inviting the public to a series of “common-sense conversation” events on Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal this spring.



Plante & Moran Launches Blog to Track Changes to MBT

The Southfield accounting and business advisory firm Plante & Moran PLLC has launched a new blog to help Michigan businesses and media stay up to date on proposed changes to Michigan business taxation.


A Pure Michigan moment: Camping along Lake Huron at Port Crescent State Park. Pure Michigan photo.

Pure Michigan Funding Moves To Snyder’s Desk

The state Senate approved a measure to boost funding for the state’s Pure Michigan tourism promotion campiagn to $25 million by a 35-1 vote Thursday.


Michigan Tech's campus in a 2009 university file photo

Michigan Tech President Says Gov’s Cuts Will Hurt, But Priorities Remain

State budget reductions proposed last week by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder could cost Michigan Technological University more than $10 million, President Glenn Mroz told the University’s Board of Control at its regular meeting in Houghton Thursday. Mroz reassured them, however, that Michigan Tech is prepared to respond without sacrificing the university’s core values or strategic goals.



Ernst & Young Report Shows Positive ROI For Film Tax Credit

Just as the Snyder administration is thinking of sharply cutting it, a report showing a positive return on investment from Michigan’s film tax credit has been released from the accounting firm Ernst & Young.


Photo Credit: Associated Press

Michigan May Lose Coveted Role In Filmmaking

If Gov. Snyder’s budget passes, Michigan will lose its coveted role as backdrop to the film industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2011

Gov. Rick Snyder grins after a quip Friday at the University of Michigan Clean Energy Prize awards ceremony

Battery Technology Firm Wins UM-DTE Clean Energy Prize

A company whose technology could lead to cheaper lithium-ion batteries won the top prize of $50,000 in the 2011 Clean Energy Prize business plan competition. Gov. Rick Snyder spoke at the awards ceremony Friday at […]