School Budget: More For At-Risk, Less For Cyber/Private StudentsGov. Rick Snyder is proposing a shift so much more state money is spent on academically at-risk students and less goes toward educating private students and those attending online charter schools.
Speaker Defends Quick Income Tax Vote After Snyder ScoldingA GOP legislative leader is defending a quick vote to gradually eliminate Michigan's income tax after Gov. Rick Snyder criticized the move.
Flint Mayor Upset With Gov. Snyder For Ending Water Bill CreditsFlint Mayor Karen Weaver on Monday criticized the Snyder administration's decision to no longer help residents and the city with their water bills, a move that will save the state more than $2 million per month.
Snyder Orders Flags To Half-Mast To Honor Late Rep. Steve AndrewsGov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff within the state Capitol complex on Friday in honor of late former state Rep. Steve Andrews.
Chinese Leaders Reach Out To Michigan At Chinese New Year FestivitiesConsul General Hong Lei wanted to bring leaders from Michigan and Guangdong, China together to celebrate the Chinese New Year and discuss ways to build more economic and cultural bridges between the two.
Snyder's Spending Plan Includes $50 Million For Flint Water CrisisGov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed a $56 billion state budget that would include modest spending boosts for education, increased savings and directing nearly $50 million more toward Flint's lead-tainted water crisis.
Gov. Snyder To Propose Spending Plan To Michigan LawmakersAt a time GOP legislators want an income tax cut, Snyder will instead call for setting aside $260 million in Michigan's savings account to grow it to $1 billion.
Gov. Snyder To Propose Saving $260 Million, Not Tax CutsThe Republican will unveil his budget plan Wednesday.
Snyder Calls For Billions Of Dollars In Infrastructure Upgrades In State Of The State AddressThe governor also touched on job growth, the Flint water crisis, public safety and more in his 7th annual address.
Snyder To Give 7th State Of The State Address To LegislatureThe Republican's speech Tuesday night comes a year after he devoted much of his address to discussing Flint's water emergency at a time he faced heavy criticism for failures that led to and prolonged the crisis.
Snyder OKs Bill To Require Reports On Municipal BenefitsGov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill that requires reporting by municipal retirement systems on their unfunded pension and health care costs.
Snyder: Fraser Sinkhole A 'Tragic Situation' That 'Illustrates Our Aging Infrastructure'Snyder declared a state of emergency in the city of Fraser on Friday, which means the possibility of state funding to help deal with the problem opens up and authorizes the State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division to coordinate state efforts.