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Gov. Snyder gives rousing defense of Brian Calley

Gov. Rick Snyder is to address the Michigan Republican Party’s state convention in Novi this morning as he and others in the GOP seek to fend off a tea party challenge to his running mate, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. Michigan Democrats are also holding a state convention in Lansing. Full News here – freep

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Gov. Rick Snyder, Canadian officials to announce joint panel on second Detroit bridge to Canada

Snyder is scheduled to make the announcement alongside Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt at a press conference scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in Windsor. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gov. candidate Schauer says plan would generate "tens of thousands" of jobs; Snyder camp calls it "empty rhetoric"

Gov. candidate Schauer says plan would generate “tens of thousands” of jobs; Snyder camp calls it “empty rhetoric”

Chris Gautz – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer laid out his 10-point plan to create jobs Tuesday, a plan he said would generate “tens of thousands” of jobs. “This is the blueprint that we will use to restore the Michigan dream,” Schauer said in front of a group of supporters at the Plumbers and Pipefitters […]

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder subpoenaed by bond insurer in Detroit bankruptcy case

A bond insurer fighting Detroit’s debt adjustment plan in bankruptcy court has subpoenaed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, seeking sworn testimony about the state’s role in the historic case. Full News here – Detroit News

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Gov. Rick Snyder signs bills sending state aid for Detroit’s bankruptcy plan

Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed a package of bills authorizing a state contribution of $ 194.8 million to a settlement known as the Grand Bargain, designed to minimize retirees pension cuts and protect city-owned art from sale in Detroit’s bankruptcy case. Full News here – Detroit News

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Oakland Co. exec Patterson feels water pressure from Gov. Snyder

Very quietly, behind the scenes here, Gov. Rick Snyder and L. Brooks Patterson had their first face-to-face meeting Thursday on the contentious issue of regionalizing the Detroit water department, as Republicans tried to defuse a stand-off that has split the party’s top elected officials and increasingly isolated the Oakland County executive. Full News here – […]

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Gov. Snyder signs bill raising minimum wage to $9.25 an hour

Associated Press – Michigan will raise its minimum wage by 25 percent over the next four years to $ 9.25 an hour, as Gov. Rick Snyder tonight signed a bill designed to head off a November ballot measure that could have raised pay even more. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit […]

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6 takeways from Saginaw business talk with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley

The so-called “skills gap,” the role agriculture plays in the regional and statewide economies and Michigan manufacturing were just a few of the topics Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director Steve Arwood and select Saginaw business leaders discussed Wednesday, April 9, at the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce. Herb […]

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Gov. Rick Snyder touts German 3-D printing company’s planned expansion to Michigan

Snyder is in Germany on an auto-focused trade mission. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gov. Rick Snyder promotes community, corporation partnerships to build a better Michigan at summit

West Side animosity toward the East Side, and vice versa, does more harm to a state trying to make a comeback than not, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Gov. Rick Snyder: Detroit should have ‘very strong and thoughtful’ logistics hub

An average of $ 1.6 billion in goods cross the border between the U.S. and Canada each day, and on Friday Gov. Rick Snyder said a logistics hub in southeast Michigan would help the region and the state capitalize on international trade while boosting local economies. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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5 key takeaways from Gov. Rick Snyder’s visit to Detroit on Friday

The state’s chief executive talked about everything from education to roads to tax relief as he looks ahead to a gubernatorial election in November. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gov. Rick Snyder confident he’ll get support for $350 million in Detroit pension aid

The city’s plan for getting out of debt relies in part on Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposal to send $ 350 million Detroit’s way, and although the idea of using state funds to help the bankrupt Motor City is by some measures a widely unpopular one, the governor is confident he’ll gain enough support to get […]

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Gov. Rick Snyder will have to sell his plan to save Detroit pensions, DIA art

Gov. Rick Snyder will have to sell his plan to save Detroit pensions, DIA art … LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders reached an agreement today on the framework for a deal to help protect Detroit pensioners and the Detroit Institute of Arts collection from ongoing bankruptcy proceedings, sources told the Free Press […]

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Gov. Rick Snyder blames ‘broken’ Washington D.C. for delays on bridge project

A fiesty Gov. Rick Snyder blamed a ‘broken’ Washington D.C. on Friday for delays in funding of a U.S. customs inspections plaza at the planned New International Trade Crossing bridge project – delays that could hold up construction of the bridge itself if not resolved. Full News here – freep

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