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Rick Snyder -- Mark Schauer (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What To Watch For In Sunday’s Michigan Governor Debate

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer meet Sunday night in Detroit for their only scheduled debate in what is a competitive race.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2014

Rick Snyder -- Mark Schauer (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Schauer, Snyder Campaign To Sway Undecided, Swing Vote Before November Election

With the November gubernatorial election just weeks away – two of the candidates for the role spoke with WWJ Newsradio.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images, File)

Condition Of Roads An Issue In Michigan Governor’s Race

Both Mark Schauer and incumbent Rick Snyder know the major political obstacles to dedicating $1.2 to $2 billion more a year to roads and bridges in Michigan.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2014

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)

Snyder And Schauer Agree To Town Hall Meeting Scheduled For Oct. 12

The two have agreed to make a joint appearance at a Town Hall meeting on Sunday, October 12 which will be televised on Detroit Public Television.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2014

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

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