Governor Rick Snyder

Detroit News Poll Shows Voters Keeping EM Law
A poll released by the Detroit News says if the election were held today, "Michigan's emergency manager law would survive a referendum."
Of the likely voters surveyed statewide, the 2011 law giving state-appointed managers broad powers to suspend union contracts would pass by a…
Emergency Manager Law to go Before Voters on November Ballot
The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that a referendum of the state's emergency manager law should go before voters on the November ballot.
According to MLive, four of the seven justices agreed that the Board of Canvassers must certify the referendum petition submitted by Stand Up for Democracy,…
Disaster Funds Provided to Communities for Flood Recovery Efforts
Gov. Rick Snyder has committed state disaster contingency funds to Genesee County to further assist local jurisdictions in recovering from severe flooding that occurred on May 3 and 4, 2012. State disaster funds are being provided under the authority of the Governor’s state of emergency proclamation…
Snyder Declares Energy Emergency
On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Snyder declared a State of Energy Emergency in Michigan under Executive Order 2012-12, due to the limited availability and temporary shortages of gasoline and diesel fuel in areas of the Upper Peninsula caused by a shutdown of the West Shore Pipeline in Wisconsin...
Michigan Reactions to Supreme Court Health Care Ruling
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder:
"The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is legislation that misses the point on the most important reforms needed in our health care system. In the meantime, it has been a detriment to the economic recovery of our country by causing massive uncertainty …
Snyder Signs Fiscal Year 13 Budget Bills
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Tuesday enacting Michigan's fiscal year 2013 budget, which invests in the governor's key priorities and helps to ensure the state's long term stability. This is the second year in a row that the governor and the legislature have delivered a s…

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