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Hear the WFNT Interview with Governor Snyder

Governor Rick Snyder spoke with WFNT 1470AM where he discussed a number of topics. Among them were the need to change the political culture in Washington DC, his plans to reform a business tax in Michigan, the new state treasurer and the affect on cities with emergency managers and when he'll announce whether or not he'll run for re-election next year

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Up Almost Five Cents in Week

According to AAA Michigan, motorists will find the average gas price had risen almost five cents this week. Michigan's current statewide average is just over $3.45 per gallon.

At slightly over $3

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State Police to Partner with DEA in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Michigan State Police (MSP) will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs

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Governor Snyder Names Kevin Clinton as New State Treasurer

On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Rick Snyder announced the appointment of Kevin Clinton as new state Treasurer. Clinton, who is currently the director of the state Department of Insurance and Financial Services, will replace Andy Dillon who resigned last week

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City of Saginaw
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Emergency Manager Darnell Earley Releases Statement on Resignation of State Treasurer

New Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Early released a statement today on the Friday announcement that State Treasurer Andy Dillon had given his resignation to Governor Rick Snyder:

"State intervention in local government management under PA 436 is a very complex process, with a lot of moving parts

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courtesy Michigan State Police
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Michigan State Police Warn of New Phone Scam

The Michigan State Police (MSP) are warning residents of a new phone scam being reported that involves people posing as members of the MSP and claiming you must pay money to clear a warrant.

According to the MSP, citizens have reported calls in which the caller claims to be a member of law enforcement

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courtesy U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
courtesy U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
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Op-Ed by U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee: Federal Funding to Fight Blight in Flint, Saginaw Will Improve Lives Statewide

Today marks the beginning of the largest residential blight removal program in our state’s history. Five communities in Michigan – including Flint and Saginaw – will see $100 million in federal investments to demolish thousands of abandoned houses that cannot be rehabilitated and that have undermined the quality of life for people who live nearby

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Adam Berry, Getty Images
Adam Berry, Getty Images
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AAA Michigan: State Gas Prices Up Over Eight Cents in Week

Michigan motorists will find the average gas price has risen over eight cents this week, AAA Michigan reports. The current statewide average in just under $3.41 per gallon.

Gas prices in and around the Flint area are slightly below the statewide average at just under $3

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Michigan State Police
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Over $6 Million in Anti-Crime Funds Awarded to Support Criminal Justice Efforts in Michigan

Governor Rick Snyder has announced that criminal justice agencies across Michigan will receive over $6 million in federal grants to strengthen anti-drug and crime fighting efforts. The funding is made possible through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) Program and the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Program

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Adam Berry, Getty Images
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AAA Michigan: State Gas Prices Drop Ten Cents in Week

Michigan motorists will find the average gas price fell just over 10 cents this week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is slightly under $3.33 per gallon.

Gas prices in and around the Flint area are averaging less than the statewide average at or around $3

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