Speaking before a packed business luncheon in Detroit, Governor Snyder was also talking about agriculture — calling it a potential “rock star” industry for Michigan.
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.
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.
Governor Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing are set to meet with federal transportation leaders on a possible light-rail system in Detroit.
The EPIC-MRA survey found that 60 percent now support the Detroit River International Crossing proposal.
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.
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.
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.
Those opposed to cutting education funding continue to try to gather support.
While Governor Snyder’s initial budget included a proposed cut to school districts of approximately $300-per pupil, it looks like some relief could be coming soon.