Governor Rick Snyder

Mich. Supreme Hears Pension Tax Arguments

The State Supreme Court is hearing arguments on an $800 million question: The constitutionality of Governor Rick Snyder’s pension tax..

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011


State Employees Await Decision On Layoffs

An anxious day for 50,000 state employees all over Michigan, who expect to learn Thursday whether they will still have jobs or not.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

Choice, Local Control At Odds Over Michigan Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder’s plans to expand educational choice in Michigan are opposed in some communities worried about losing control over their school districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

Gov. Snyder Wants Fast Review Of Emergency Manager Law

Governor Rick Snyder is asking the State Supreme Court to quickly resolve a legal challenge over Michigan’s Emergency Manager law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Gov. Snyder To Propose State-Wide School Of Choice

Just ahead of the start of a new school year, a battle is looming over whether Michigan kids should be allowed to go to any school they want.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

11 Members Named To Snyder’s School Takeover Panel

Gov. Rick Snyder announced the appointment of 11 people to the board of the new Education Achievement System, which will take over and run Michigan’s lowest performing schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2011

Michigan State Capital Building (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Poll: Many Local Leaders Say Mich. On Wrong Track

After lawmakers cut their funding and gave financial managers sweeping new powers earlier this year, half of local government leaders now think Michigan is on the wrong track.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2011

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Gov. Snyder Not Bothered By Recall Efforts

Governor Synder said he’s trying to put Michigan back on the right track and he won’t be derailed by all the recent recall efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011

Security An Issue In Prison Food Service Changes

Maintaining security is an issue in privatization of services such as feeding prisoners as the state looks to cut millions of dollars from incarceration-related costs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

Higher Individual Taxes Could Slow Mich. Recovery

Michigan may be lucky to see much of an economic boost from new tax laws that take effect in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011