Governor Rick Snyder

Snyder Appoints Nick Khouri as New State Treasurer
Governor Rick Snyder has tapped Nick Khouri of Plymouth to become Michigan's new State Treasurer. Khouri will replace Kevin Clinton who is returning to the private sector in April.
In a news release, Snyder said Khouri's "expertise in tax policies and financial issues will be a gre…
Michigan Senate Passes Gas Tax Increase to Help Fix Roads
The Michigan Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would increase gas taxes over the next four years to raise more than $1 billion annually to fix the state's deteriorating roads and bridges.
According to the Detroit Free Press, the wholesale tax would begin at 9% on April 1, 2015 and would…
Federal Judge Approves Detroit Bankruptcy Plan
A federal judge today approved a plan to end Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy. According to the Detroit Free Press, Judge Steven Rhodes ruled that Detroit's comprehensive restructuring plan is fair and feasible and allows for the city to slash more than $7 billion in unsecured liabilities an…
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban on Gay Marriage
A federal appeals court today upheld a ban on gay marriage in Michigan, as well as Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. For Michigan, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a March ruling from a judge who had ruled the ban unconstitutional...

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