Snyder urged Michigan residents to embrace the state’s diversity by treating everyone with respect.
The board works within the Department of Civil Rights to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations to the governor and the department.
The state will spend nearly $1.7 billion, or 3 percent, more than in this fiscal year, according to the state budget office.
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“This is an exercise in needs and wants,” said the creator of the package.
From how to pay for Michigan’s woeful roads, to fixing DPS, to keeping the momentum of the Motor City’s downtown going, leaders discussed key issues impacting the region.
The governor says the recent introduction of House bills to cut $135 million in economic development funds to improve roads is costing jobs and investment.
Gov. Rick Snyder said that he wants prison inmates to get skills assessments and job training before they are released as part of an overhaul of Michigan’s criminal justice system.
That was positive news for Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators, months after they had to address a $410 million shortfall in the current budget.
The roundtable talked about what comes next in the bid to repair our crumbling roads with all eyes looking to state legislators for action.
State Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, told WWJ legal analyst Charlie Langton he wants to tap the state’s catastrophic fund, which has $20 billion in it, to fund road repairs.