Governor Snyder

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

County Executive: Consent Agreement Best Option For County’s Financial Woes

Gov. Snyder has already made the decision that there is a financial emergency within the county.

CBS Detroit–08/05/2015

Potholes on Beresford St. in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Poll: Michigan Voters Overwhelmingly Want Lawmakers To Give Up Summer Vacation, Focus On Roads

“At this rate, nobody knows what’s going to happen,” Skubick said.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Snyder Talks Michigan Agriculture As President Signs Farm Bill At MSU

Speaking before a packed business luncheon in Detroit, Governor Snyder was also talking about agriculture — calling it a potential “rock star” industry for Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

Union members protest outside during the City of Detroit's bankruptcy hearing at the U.S. Courthouse July 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Protesters Arrive Early In Advance Of Governor’s Testimony

Protesters started arriving in the pre-dawn hours ahead of Governor Snyder’s testimony on Monday in the federal trial to determine if Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

An aerial view of downtown is seen on January 25, 2006 in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Detroit will host Super Bowl 40 (XL) on February 5. (Photo by Fabrizio Costantini/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Looks To Appeal EFM Decision; Mayor Bing Says It’s Too Late

The Detroit City Council has voted to appeal Governor Snyder’s determination that the city does not have a viable plan to fix its finances, while Mayor Dave Bing says he doesn’t want to be party to any delay in the governor’s decision.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

Artist Rendering

Will Detroit Get A Light Rail System?

Governor Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing are set to meet with federal transportation leaders on a possible light-rail system in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2012

Poll: Support Increasing For Government-Owned Bridge To Windsor

The EPIC-MRA survey found that 60 percent now support the Detroit River International Crossing proposal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2012

Artist Rendering

Plans For Light Rail System Reportedly Being Scrapped

Word is expected to come on Wednesday that plans for a light rail system along Woodward are being scrapped in favor of a rapid-transit bus system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

Snyder Pushes Med Claims Tax Before Summer Break

On the last full day of work before a summer break, Governor Rick Synder is pushing the legislature to finalize a new medical claims tax.


Snyder Looking To Boost Michigan’s Rating

Gov. Rick Snyder thinks a lower unemployment rate, rosier economic outlook and tight restraints in the new budget passed Thursday might be reason enough for the three ratings agencies to reassess.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2011