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  • Snyder Plans DEQ-DNR Split

    Snyder Plans DEQ-DNR Split
    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...
  • Governor Granholm Looks Back at 8 Years in Office

    Governor Granholm Looks Back at 8 Years in Office
    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...
  • Governor Snyder Issues Statement In Wake Of Grand Rapids Tragedy

    Governor Snyder Issues Statement In Wake Of Grand Rapids Tragedy
    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...
  • Small Service as Former First Lady Betty Ford Returns to Grand Rapids

    Small Service as Former First Lady Betty Ford Returns to Grand Rapids
    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,...
  • Betty Ford Funeral: Michigan Major from Middleville Handled Arrangements

    Betty Ford Funeral: Michigan Major from Middleville Handled Arrangements
    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...
  • Governor Snyder Signs Legislation To Combat Production Of Meth

    Governor Snyder Signs Legislation To Combat Production Of Meth
    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...
  • West Michigan Tapped for Wind Power

    West Michigan Tapped for Wind Power
    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...
  • Seniors Protest Snyder Budget in Lansing

    Seniors Protest Snyder Budget in Lansing
    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...
  • Governor Snyder Outlines Plan to Reform Local Government In Michigan

    Governor Snyder Outlines Plan to Reform Local Government In Michigan
    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...
  • GRPS Board Meeting to Discuss Education Budget Cuts

    GRPS Board Meeting to Discuss Education Budget Cuts
    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. ...
  • Hundreds of Students Protest Higher Education Cuts

    Hundreds of Students Protest Higher Education Cuts
    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...