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Fund For Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Hints At Presidential Run

DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press

LANSING (AP) — People close to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder have formed a fund allowing him to travel the country and tell of the state’s rebound under his watch, raising the prospect of a potential Republican presidential bid. 412 more words

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Gov. Snyder Rocks Pancakes And Politics With Talk Of Road Woes, Prop 1

Gov. Rick Snyder brought giant rocks with him — from potholes found on area roads — as he took to the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” stage and talked about why he was supporting Proposal 1. 335 more words

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Is Duggan the Transformer?

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has been in office now for a little over a year. Thirteen-and-a-half months to be exact. In this exclusive interview Duggan sits down again with Bankole Thompson, editor of the Michigan Chronicle, on the 11th floor of the Coleman A. 2,519 more words

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School officials wary of budget promises

Although Gov. Rick Snyder announced a new education budget proposal with a $75 per-pupil increase in revenue from the state, school officials in Livingston County don’t see that as being a reality — with some districts expecting meager per-pupil increases and others expecting a loss in funding. 382 more words

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Got A Question For Gov. Rick Snyder? Here’s Your Chance To Weigh In

Gov. Rick Snyder will take to the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” stage this Thursday at the Detroit Athletic Club to talk about the latest impacting the city, the region, the state. 118 more words

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Michigan's freedom of information law explained

Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act allows citizens access to public records from any state institution, including public universities.

The law, passed in 1976 just two years after the Watergate scandal led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation, is designed to keep government transparent and to allow citizens access to information. 686 more words

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Detroit, 'A Model for Cities,' Is Picked for Two-Day National Business Summit

Detroit will host a national business forum on how employers can upgrade recruiting, training and productivity on May 4-5 at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit… 123 more words

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