| Nov 30, 2010
| 2:45 PM
As part of Governor-elect Rick Snyder plan to "reinvent" the State of Michigan, he announced Tuesday a plan to re-split the DNRE into two state departments with their own directors.
Snyder said that former agriculture director Dan Wyant will become DEQ...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 7:50 PM
With just two weeks to go until Governor Jennifer Granholm leaves office due to term limits, she sat down with FOX 17 News reporter Dan Krauth to take a look back at the highs and lows of the past eight years. However, she's still staying tight lipped...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Governor Rick Snyder has issued a statement regarding the hostage situation and mass murders that occurred in Grand Rapids Thursday afternoon. The hostage situation stemmed from a police hunt for a man suspected of seven murders, five adults and two...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Dozens of friends and loved ones arrived at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Wednesday; some of the biggest philanthropic and political names in West Michigan. The motorcade rolled up in front of the museum, and before her grieving children,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:47 PM
The Ford Family has been in mourning for the past week; the final goodbyes made to former First Lady Betty Ford. She was very specific in what she wanted for her funeral. A Major in the Michigan National Guard, a man from middleville, helped make it all...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Friday stepping up the state's efforts to combat the production of illegal methamphetamine.
Abuse of illegal meth is on the rise nationally and in Michigan because it can be made by distilling decongestant...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 2:54 PM
West Michigan could soon get it's first wind farm.
Leaders in Muskegon County are accepting dozens of proposals right now from developers who are looking to build a 50 turbine wind farm at the site of their waste water treatment facilty.
They've got the...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Groups representing seniors and the working poor rallied Tuesday at the State Capitol in Lansing, angry about Governor Rick Snyder's plan to tax pensions and cut back on programs for the poor and elderly.
The AARP helped organize the event which featured...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Monday described a plan to increase cooperation and consolidation in local government through a series of legislative changes, with an incentive program for state money.
Governor Snyder outlined the ideas in a press...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 12:34 PM
The Grand Rapids Public School board met Monday night to discuss proposed education budget cuts by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.
In its Key Messages Specific to Lawmakers, GRPS said education funding in the district is already at critically low levels. ...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Protesters once again converged on the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, this time angry over Governor Rick Snyder's proposed cuts to college education.
Hundreds of students from Michigan's public universities, including Western and GVSU, were at the...