Rick Snyder

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder outlines a plan for prison job training at Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit on May 18, 2015 (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Snyder Urges Prison Job Training In Justice System Overhaul

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2015

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Forecast: Michigan Revenues Up $365M Over Previous Estimates

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2015

(from left) L. Brooks Patterson, Denise Ilitch and Cliff Russell join "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain to talk about Proposal and  Gov.  Snyder's future. (credit: Brandon J. Patton/CBS 62)

Commerce Secretary Snyder? Michigan Governor’s Future Hot Topic on ‘Michigan Matters’

The roundtable talked about what comes next in the bid to repair our crumbling roads with all eyes looking to state legislators for action.

05/08/2015

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Voters Rejected Proposal 1, So What’s Plan B For Michigan Roads?

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.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

Potholes on Beresford St. in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Poll: Michigan Voters Overwhelmingly Want Lawmakers To Give Up Summer Vacation, Focus On Roads

“At this rate, nobody knows what’s going to happen,” Skubick said.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

Governor Rick Snyder (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Snyder: Voter ‘Anger’ Big Reason For Fall Of Proposal 1

Snyder, who traveled across the state to explain the plan and urge its passage, conceded that it was dead shortly after all polls closed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference November 7, 2014 in Detroit. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Snyder Makes Final Push For Voters To Approve Tax Increase

Snyder was joined by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon and labor and church leaders at Eastern Market to promote the Proposal One’s passage.

05/04/2015

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Snyder Rules Out Cabinet Position In Reaction To Speculation

Gov. Rick Snyder says he is not angling for a cabinet position despite speculation that his travels around the country promoting Michigan’s rebound is a pathway to a GOP presidential bid or other position at the federal level.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2015

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Gov. Snyder Outlines Plan To Overhaul Troubled Detroit Schools, Eliminate Debt

Detroit Federation of Teachers President Steve Conn calls Snyder’s proposed new system “an abomination.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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18 Detroit Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Rally In Lansing Against Snyder’s ‘Reprehensible’ New Education Plan

“This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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