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Michael Moore Defies State's Ban, Opens Home To Syrian Refugees

DETROIT (CBS Detroit/AP) — Documentarian, Michigan-native and noted liberal Michael Moore has responded to Governor Rick Snyder’s decision to halt acceptance of Syrian refugees. 278 more words


Why Republican Governors Will Run Against Obama Again

President Barack Obama killed the Keystone XL Pipeline. That doesn’t mean Republicans are ready to let it die.

As the Republican Governors Association met for two days on the Las Vegas Strip, state leaders continued to hammer Obama’s… 481 more words

Rick Snyder says Syrians not welcome, but Saudi Arabians are still cool

Rick Snyder, the relentlessly positive nerd governor of Michigan, was one of 12 governors that stated they would ban all Syrians from immigrating to their state. 226 more words


Gov. Snyder Says 'Full Review' Of Refugees Following Paris Attacks Is 'Common Sense'

NORTHVILLE (WWJ/AP) – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the Obama administration for a “full review” of security clearances for refugees who could be placed in Michigan. 538 more words


Michigan governor puts refugee acceptance efforts on hold

Smart move.

On Sunday,  republican Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder announced that his state would postpone efforts to accept Syrian refugees. He stated he was doing so “until federal officials fully review security clearances and procedures.” 262 more words


Wary Governors Halt, Question Plan to Accept Syrian Refugees

UPDATED: Nov. 16, 2015 9:51 p.m.

DETROIT (CBSDC/AP) — Several U.S. governors are threatening to halt efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states in the aftermath of the coordinated attacks in Paris, though immigration experts say under the Refugee Act of 1980 governors cannot legally block refugees from settling in their communities. 3,139 more words


Snyder Plan Combats Prescription Drug, Pain Killer Addiction

Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder called Monday for more than two dozen changes aimed at targeting the worsening crisis of prescription drug and painkiller addiction, including $3 million to improve an outdated database that monitors prescriptions. 405 more words