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Snyder Signs Law to End Jobless Benefits to Drug Users

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that will deny unemployment benefits to job seekers who have failed company drug tests. The drug-testing law is a one-year pilot program. It permits employers to report if an individual seeking work refuses a drug test or fails a drug test

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Michigan House and Senate Approve Bills Affecting Sales Tax on Vehicle Purchases

The Michigan House and Senate have approved bills known as 'Sales Tax on the Difference' that will affect sales tax on vehicle purchases.

When an individual buys a new or used automobile or watercraft in Michigan, the state’s 6 percent sales tax is applied to the full sales price, even if the sale included a trade-in

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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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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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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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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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Governor Snyder to Reinforce Economic Ties with Monday Visit to Canada

Governor Snyder will speak to the Council of the Great Lakes Region and meet with business executives and government officials when he travels to Toronto for a daylong visit to help reinforce economic ties between Michigan and Canada

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Governor Snyder Signs Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed the Healthy Michigan plan into law, bringing health care to nearly a half-million Michiganders, strengthening the state’s residents – and also its economy.

“A healthier Michigan is an important part of our state’s continued comeback,” Snyder said

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Snyder Makes Case for Investment in Michigan with Chinese Leaders

On Friday, Governor Rick Snyder met with business executives from the Chinese parent company of Menominee-based Enstrom Helicopters as well as government officials from Chongqing making the case that Michigan offers tremendous opportunities for Chinese companies looking to make foreign investments and expand globally

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Snyder Commends Senate for Passage of Healthy Michigan Plan

 

 

Gov. Rick Snyder issued the following statement commending the state Senate for its action on House Bill 4714, the Healthy Michigan plan:

“The Senate should be commended for approving the Healthy Michigan plan, which will make a difference in the lives of nearly half-a-million Michiganders along with saving tax dollars and boosting our economy.

“He

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