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Michigan Enters Multistate Agreement for Offshore Wind Energy

Governor Rick Snyder has signed an agreement with several Great Lakes states and federal agencies regarding offshore wind projects.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) does not create or call for creating any regulatory processes or review requirements

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State’s 2011 Personal Income Growth Highest in More Than A Decade

Personal income in Michigan last year grew at the strongest rate in more then a decade, providing another substantial indicator of Michigan's rebounding economy, according to Governor Snyder in comments made yesterday

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Snyder Signs Bill to Allow For Courtroom Expert Testiomony by Video

Governor Rick Snyder today signed legislation allowing expert witnesses to testify by video in trial court cases.

In his recent Special Message to the Legislature on Public Safety, which took place right here in Flint, the governor emphasized his support for expanding video technology in courts

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USC Upstate, Flickr
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Snyder Signs Bill to Fund State Retiree Benefits

Governor Rick Snyder today signed legislation to ensure funding for state retiree benefits.

Senate Bill 683, sponsored by state Senator Roger Kahn, includes fiscal year 2012 supplemental appropriations to ensure other post-employment benefits for retirees from several state departments

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Snyder Signs Bill Requiring Background Checks for Elderly Care Workers

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation yesterday ensuring thorough background checks of workers who care for the elderly.

Senate Bills 787 and 788 modify existing statute requiring certain individuals involved in elderly care to undergo a background check so the language meets FBI standards

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Bill Signed Clarifying Graduate Student Research Assistants

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation today clarifying that graduate student research assistants are not public employees as recognized by the state Public Employee Relations Act.

The act, also known as PERA, defines a public employee as someone who holds a position by employment or appointment in state government, in the government of a political subdivision in the state, in a public school or in any other branch of public service

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Hear WFNT’s One-on-One Interview with Governor Snyder

Governor Snyder unveiled his special message on public safety in Flint. The governor says "smart justice" is the key to safer communities and economic growth.

Click below to hear WFNT's one-on-one interview with Governor Snyder:

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Hear Reactions to Gov. Snyder’s Address on Public Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hear reactions from local officials to Governor Snyder's address on public safety.

 

Flint Mayor Dayne Walling gave his reaction to the Governor's address and also spoke on the Flint City Jail which will reopen:

Flint Police Chief Alvern Lock spoke on the Governor's address on Public Safety:

Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton spoke on the Governor's mention that Prosecutors would receive more resources and the reopening of the Flint City Jail:

State Representative Jim Ananich had this to say about the Governor's address:

"A comprehensive strategy like the one Governor Snyder proposed is the right approach, we just need to make sure we provide the resources it'll take to make it successful. I'll continue to work on securing more funding t

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courtesy Gov. Snyder
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Governor Snyder to Unveil Public Safety Plan in Flint

Governor Rick Snyder will unveil his public safety plan in Flint on Wednesday. The special message, previously promised by the Governor during his State of State address in January, will take place at Flint City Hall at 11 a

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Emergency Mgr for Highland Park Schools Reappointed

Governor Rick Snyder today followed the recommendation of the independent Highland Park Schools review team, confirming his determination that a financial emergency exists in the Highland Park School District and reappointing Jack Martin as Emergency Manager

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