Rick Snyder


Gov. Snyder: Michigan Will ‘Fully Comply’ With Gay Marriage

Snyder urged Michigan residents to embrace the state’s diversity by treating everyone with respect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Snyder Names 1st Members To Middle Eastern Commission

The board works within the Department of Civil Rights to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations to the governor and the department.

CBS Detroit–06/20/2015

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Snyder Signs $54.5B Michigan Budget; Lasting Road Plan Elusive

The state will spend nearly $1.7 billion, or 3 percent, more than in this fiscal year, according to the state budget office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

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‘If We Are Filling Potholes At Expense Of The Poor’ Lawmaker Says He Can’t Support Road Funding Bills

“This is an exercise in needs and wants,” said the creator of the package.

CBS Detroit–06/10/2015

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‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Heard ‘On The Porch’ — Ford, Snyder, Duggan, Schlissel, Stabenow Weigh In

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.


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Snyder On Mackinac: Best Road Funding Plan Would Combine Gas Tax, Registration Fees

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2015

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.


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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