Rick Snyder

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Tax Hike For Roads Requires Risky Statewide Vote

It’s a risky plan, especially if conservative interests spend heavily to urge its defeat and too many business groups that preferred a lawmaker-approved net gasoline tax hike decide to sit on the sidelines.

CBS Detroit–12/20/2014

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Michigan Residents To Vote On Sales Tax Increase In May

A proposed tax hike aimed at improving Michigan’s transportation infrastructure and schools is heading to voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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A Look At Michigan’s Road Funding Plan

The fate of the tax hike rests entirely with voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Snyder Reorganizes Economic, Job Training Efforts

“This is more about getting the great people we already have working better together.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

Potholes on I-75. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder, Legislators Strike Tentative Road Funding Deal

The whole thing hinges, however, on what voters decide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Michigan Road Funding Talks Down To Final Day

House Speaker Jase Bolger and Minority Leader Tim Greimel say they are “very close” to an agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Michigan Unemployment Rate Lowest In 8 Years

Michigan added 11,000 new jobs in November.

12/17/2014

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

With Roads A Top Priority, Michigan Senate Meets For Rare Monday Session

The top issue for Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders remains a potential tax increase to boost road funding.

12/15/2014

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Michigan Looks For Salt, Legislation To Help State’s Wintry, Crumbling Roads

While snow removal contractors gear up to make sure roads are clear, lawmakers in Lansing are hoping to take a final vote next week on a legislation to repair the state’s crumbling roads and freeways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder.(File Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients Sent To Snyder

Michigan has roughly 80,000 welfare recipients, 21,000 of them adults age 18 and older who could be subject to drug testing depending on which counties were selected for the pilot.

CBS Detroit–12/10/2014

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