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Friday | Detroit News

Survey: Snyder's approval rating among likely voters at its highest level

Gov. Rick Snyder's approval rating among likely voters inched up this winter to the highest level since after he took office in early 2011, according to Michigan State University's latest State of the State Survey released Friday.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Readers: Can Detroit tackle blight?

Now that a major blight buster is out of the picture in Detroit, will the city be able to handle those duties itself? Re: Nolan Finley's April 17 column, ' Pulte's blight vision gets torn down ': Only in a city that creates blight faster than it can tear it down would a new mayor tell an enthusiastic, and well connected, young guy 'You're done ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SFGate

Schauer releases plan to raise education funding

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said Wednesday he would make education his top budget priority, but didn't specify how much he'd spend on schools or universities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Michigan Democrats introduce bills in response to furniture contract complaints

Democrats have turned a controversial state furniture contract into an election year and legislative issue.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Lansing, MI

WBUR-AM Boston

Women's Groups Target New England Gubernatorial Races

Democrats face a tough electoral environment this fall. President Obama's approval ratings are among the lowest of his tenure and analysts say Republicans have a good chance to take control of the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Mike Rogers endorses Mike Bishop in bid for Congress

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers this morning endorsed former Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop of Rochester to replace Rogers in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Lansing State Journal

Mike Rogers endorses Mike Bishop in bid for Congress

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers this morning endorsed former Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop of Rochester to replace Rogers in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Wilson's Almanac

QOTW: Hillary Clinton

" There is a double standard, obviously. We have all either experienced it or at the very least seen ita The double standard is alive and well and I think, in many respects, the media is the principle propagator of its persistence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Steny Hoyer, US Governors

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Detroit News

Schauer selects Brown to run as lieutenant governor candidate

Mark Schauer chooses Lisa Brown as running mate: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer announced that he has chosen Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown to be his running mate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oakland County, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Free Republic

State Paying $860 Million In Select Tax Incentives, Subsidies

The state of Michigan is expected to pay $860 million for economic development credits and programs in fiscal year 2014 and most of that money is slated for politically favored business such as Hollywood's movie industry, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, Rick Snyder

Tue Apr 01, 2014

MLive.com

President Obama's April 2 visit to University of Michigan: Why Ann Arbor?

President Barack Obama applaudes as Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, left, and University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman, right, sing "The Victors" during the commencement ceremony at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, May 1, 2010.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Ann Arbor, MI, US Governors

Sun Mar 30, 2014

MLive.com

Pure Michigan: On the way to becoming a trails state

Volunteers from the North Country Trail Association create a new section of the seven state trail that runs through Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas, portions of which will become part of Gov. Rick Snyder's showcase trail.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Escanaba, MI, Non-Profit

Fri Mar 28, 2014

MLive.com

Ann Arbor barbershop owner prepared to file lawsuit to run for City Council

Bob Dascola, owner of Dascola Barbers on State Street in downtown Ann Arbor, takes a call from a customer on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, US Governors

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Free Republic

Electric Vehicle Battery Subsidy Failures Evident Early On

Last week, the Detroit Free Press concluded that the massive giveaway of state tax dollars to electric vehicle battery makers failed to generate the thousands of jobs that were promised.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US Governors, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Meet the family thata s dropped $45 million on Michigan campaigns since 2000

DeVos. You might recognize the name. One member of that Michigan clan, Dick DeVos, ran unsuccessfully for governor there in 2006, but the family has long been involved in Michigan politics in lower-profile ways.

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Related Topix: Helena, MT, US Governors, Sports

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Republican governors group to air ad in Michigan

The association starts airing the ad on broadcast and cable networks Tuesday. It's expected to cost at least $500,000 and run for up to two weeks.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Detroit News

Editorial: Charting a better future for Detroit Public Schools

Half a decade under state oversight has done little to move the needle at Michigan's largest district.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

Lansing State Journal

Michigan battery companies fall short of job claims

The massive surge of Michigan tax credits and federal stimulus dollars that charged up the state's nascent battery industry five years ago failed to generate the thousands of jobs that were promised.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Tesla Motors, Startups, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, US Governors

Battle Creek Enquirer

Lou Kitchenmaster: Time for Michigan to reform insurance

In 1978, as part of no-fault insurance reform, the Michigan Legislature formed and instituted the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

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