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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Analysis: Gov. Snyder Tweaks ‘Comeback’ Message

The fine-tuning reflected in new ads is an attempt to align with voters who, while more positive about the state’s direction, remain cautious.

CBS Detroit–09/13/2014

Former Michigan Rep. Mark Schauer is the Democratic challenger taking on Gov. Snyder this fall. He is talking about helping the  middle class and doing more to fund education as he travels the state. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Mark Schauer: Snyder Deceived Public On Canceled Fine

Schauer said the fine’s cancellation shows “rank corruption” in Snyder’s administration and Snyder “lied” by not confirming until Thursday that Aramark Correctional Services’ fine was canceled.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Incumbent Snyder Raises $3.3M For Campaign, Challenger Schauer Raises $2.8M

Friday’s campaign finance deadline offered the first glimpse into the gubernatorial candidates’ fundraising since January. Neither has an opponent in the Aug. 5 primary.

CBS Detroit–07/25/2014

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Michigan Legislature OKs $53.2 Billion Budget

The legislation – approved 100-10 in the House and 24-12 by the Senate – includes nearly $37.5 billion for all general funding not including an overall 4 percent increase for K-12 schools, universities and community colleges that was approved late Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

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Governor Signs Bill Raising Minimum Wage To $9.25 Hour By 2018

The compromise was struck a day before a committee turns in petition signatures for a higher minimum wage hike.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr holds a press conference to discuss federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes' ruling on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Future Of Detroit Focus Of Public Forum In New York City

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr were the headliners of a public forum in New York City Monday, speaking on the topic of Detroit’s financial future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

Mark Hackel. (File Photo)

Does County Executive Have Eye On The Top Spot In Michigan?

Is the executive of Macomb County eyeing a run for governor?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2013

Supplies are packaged by Focus Hope for families in need. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Focus Hope Gets Muscle From Lansing To Box Food For Those In Need During Holiday

Governor Snyder, his wife Sue and their two daughters packed boxes of food along with other volunteers at the Focus Hope warehouse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2013

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Governor’s ‘NERD Fund’ Paying For Emergency Manager’s Condo In Detroit

Orr has been staying at a condo at the Westin Book Cadillac while working through the city’s financial problems and bankruptcy filing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Mich. Gov. Snyder All But Declares Re-Election Bid

Snyder all but declared his re-election campaign Friday, telling Republicans they can be proud of his record even as he defended signing a key component of the federal health care law unpopular with his own party’s base.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

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