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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder

Dire Straits, Charges Leave Detroit Schools Worse Off than Prison

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 04.26.2016 | Education
Christopher Zoukis

It's heartbreaking to hear about the atrocious conditions facing students at Detroit-area schools in recent months and even years. These learning centres are literally crumbling around their staff and students - and the situation continues to get worse.

Gov. Rick Snyder Leaves Hospital After Blood Clot Treatment

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was released from an Ann Arbor-area hospital on Monday after spending the weekend for treatment of a...

Michigan Governor Admitted To Hospital

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) was admitted to the hospital on Thursday for treatment for a blood clot in his leg, according to a post on his Facebook ...

Ashley Woods

GOP Governor Pressured To Reveal Secret Donors | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Michigan) will shut down a secret fund that paid salaries to his trusted advisors, living expenses for Detroit's emergency manager...

Michigan Republican National Committeeman Promotes Anti-Gay Article

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

One Michigan Republican National Committeeman promoted an article’s claim that “part of the homosexual agenda is to get the public to affirm their...

REPORT: Concealed Weapon Bill Sponsor Says Snyder Will Veto

The Detroit News | Posted 12.18.2012 | Detroit

Lansing — Gov. Rick Snyder plans to veto legislation allowing concealed weapons in public schools, according to bill sponsor Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayv...

Rick Snyder's Approval Rating In Freefall

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's (R) popularity has dropped precipitously since he signed right-to-work legislation, according to a poll released Tuesday b...

Right To Work Bill For Private Employees Passes In Michigan House

Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

The Michigan House approved a second right-to-work bill on Tuesday that would cover all private employees, by a vote of 58-52. Republicans have as...

Amanda Terkel

Michigan Democrats Meet With Governor On Right To Work Battle | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) met with Democrats in Michigan's congressional delegation on Monday morning on the controversial "right to...

LOOK: Right-To-Work Protesters Arrested, Maced By Police In Capitol Building

Posted 12.07.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 4:48 p.m. -- Police have arrested eight demonstrators for obstructing and resisting while attempting to move past two state troopers stationed...

Ashley Woods

Michigan Gov. Introduces Right-To-Work Legislation | Ashley Woods | Posted 12.06.2012 | Detroit

Calling it a measure to protect “freedom in the workplace," Gov. Rick Snyder (R) finally voiced his support for controversial right-to-work legislat...

Arthur Delaney

Jobless Aid Advocates Fear Michigan Will Become The Next Wisconsin | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress deadlocked several times last year over renewals of federally-funded unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless, twice in...