| 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...
| Mar 27, 2011
The Florence Crane Correctional Facility in Coldwater will close by June 1, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections, because of Governor Rick Snyder's budget recommendation for 2011-12.
The correctional facility closed sections of the...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 9:51 AM
An extension of unemployment benefits and a recalculating of Michigan's unemployment rate were signed into law Monday morning by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.
Unemployment benefits will be extended by 20 weeks for some 35,000 state residents.
| Apr 10, 2011
Governor Rick Snyder will be making a couple of stops in West Michigan on Monday, April 11.
From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. he will be at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce speaking to about 700 people at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.
At 6:30 p.m. he...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder had a relentlessly positive message for a sold-out lunch crowd at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids Monday.
Speaking to what could safely be described as a friendly crowd at the Grand Rapids Chamber of...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Some changes will soon go into effect for the Michigan Sex Offender Registry. These changes could make it easier to keep track those considered the "most dangerous" and removing those who aren't.
Governor Rick Snyder signed the law in Lansing Tuesday...