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Kevyn Orr thanks outstate legislators, praises Gov. Rick Snyder, after Detroit bankruptcy

“None of this would have occurred without the leadership of the governor and his team and the leadership of your legislators when I was told the outstate legislators would never buy this.” Full News here – Oakland Business

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to reveal ‘next steps’ for Detroit Public Schools; watch announcement live

DETROIT, MI — The struggling Detroit Public Schools, Michigan’s district, will be the focus Tuesday of Gov. Rick Snyder’s agenda while in the city for the North American International Auto Show. Snyder is is expected to reveal the “next steps” for the district at 1:35 p.m. inside Burton International Academy. Snyder is expected to announce […]

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Gov. Rick Snyder signs 11 bills into law, including creation of tax-free industrial park in Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder signed 11 bills into law Friday, including legislation that would create a tax-free industrial zone in Detroit, continuing the process of considering all the bills passed by the Michigan Legislature in the 2013-14 session. Full News here – Detroit News

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Gov. Rick Snyder says he doesn’t want to appoint more emergency managers

Prompted by questions from around the state related to state receivership of local governments, Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday sought to clarify what his role is when Michigan municipalities and school districts come under emergency management. Full News here – Detroit News

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Couple’s gay marriage lawsuit against Gov. Snyder is still alive, despite federal court ruling

Brian Merucci and Bruce Morgan want Michigan to recognize their New York marriage license. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Rick Haglund: Time for Gov. Snyder to focus on people struggling to stay afloat.

Even he admitted in a recent campaign ad that many Michigan residents are not yet benefitting from state’s “reinvention.” Full News here – Detroit Business News

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GM says it supports ‘anti-Tesla’ bill on Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk

General Motors released a statement Tuesday throwing its support behind HB 5606, proposed legislation now on Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk that California electric car maker Tesla Motors claims is “anti-Tesla.” Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gov. Rick Snyder signs ‘anti-Tesla’ bill into law

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a bill his office described as bipartisan legislation that simply strengthens existing law as it pertains to automobile dealership sales in Michigan. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Tesla calls bill on Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk ‘A Raw Deal’

Tesla is telling its customers it’s getting “A Raw Deal in Michigan.” Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder explains to Detroit’s WJR why he doesn’t wear ties with suits

DETROIT, MI — Nearly four years ago, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder ran a successful campaign for office on the premise that he was “one tough nerd” and different than career politicians in suits. Snyder does wear suits, especially now that he’s up for re-election next month, but explained Monday in an interview with a Detroit […]

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Gov. Rick Snyder: Detroit’s woes like boulders being cleared for foundation of better state

“How do you start building a house? You’ve got to clear the ground. You’ve got to take the boulders out, the rocks out… Challenges like Detroit that had been there for 50 years.” Full News here – Detroit News

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Get rid of income tax? Gov. Snyder explains why policy forum economist’s idea isn’t good now

It would be difficult for the state to both cut or eliminate income tax while paying off the debt, says the governor. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Gov. Snyder orders flags lowered for Kalkaska County fire official

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered flags lowered in honor of a Kalkaska County fire official who died after responding to an emergency call. Full News here – freep

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Gov. Snyder as you’ve never heard him before

The governor who ran four years ago as ‘one tough nerd’ suddenly sounds different. In his last two campaign commercials, Rick Snyder’s voice is deeper. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Tax fix bill gets final approval, awaits Gov. Snyder’s signature

The bill is intended to avoid the potential $ 1-billion liability from 134 other similar cases winding their way through the courts. Full News here – freep

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