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Governor Rick Snyder says he hopes Congress moves quickly to restore health insurance subsidies that were eliminated last week by President Trump. The governor is concerned about the effect on rates for low-income families. 

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Governor Rick Snyder says he plans to meet with black state lawmakers to hear their concerns following a controversial Facebook post by the leader of the Michigan State Police. We have more from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta. 


Governor Rick Snyder is off on a trade mission that will bring him to Asia and Europe before he returns to Michigan next week. 

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Governor Rick Snyder plans to announce a new recycling initiative this fall. 


The Legislature ends its summer recess this week and returns to Lansing. As we hear from Rick Pluta, Governor Rick Snyder will have a to-do list waiting.


Michigan has declared a state of energy emergency to address fuel supply problems resulting from Harvey.


Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed bills that would have accelerated sales tax breaks on car trade-ins.

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A task force created by Governor Rick Snyder says municipalities should pre-fund the cost to provide health insurance to newly hired employees in retirement.

“We Got It Done.” Governor Signs Budget

Jul 14, 2017

Michigan has a budget. The governor signed the 2018 spending plan Friday in Grand Rapids.


Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws authorizing additional outdoor recreation and land acquisition projects in 87 communities while also lifting a state prohibition against switchblades.


Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a plan to steer more newly hired school employees into a 401(k)-only retirement benefit instead of one with a pension.

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Beginning in January, the state will have rules in place for the disclosure and retention of audio or video recordings from body cameras worn by police officers.


The Latest on the Legislature’s consideration of economic development tax incentives (all times local):

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Michigan is closer to offering tax incentives for large businesses. The House and Senate OK’d bills Wednesday to allow some big employers to keep the income taxes paid by their workers.

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Doctors, parents and others involved in female genital mutilation in Michigan will face up to 15 years in prison under new laws signed Tuesday that were sparked by an ongoing criminal case involving six young girls.