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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

Protesters outside a hotel where the governor was attending the Macomb County Lincoln Day dinner. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Protesters Gather As Governor Pushes Expanded Medicaid Program

Governor Snyder has been pushing to expand Medicaid and Monday about 40 people protested outside a hotel where the governor was attending the Macomb County Lincoln Day dinner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

Protesters inside the Coleman A. Young building in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Protest Over Snyder’s Policies Rally Hundreds In Detroit

AFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

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