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Snyder riles up Right to Life, environmentalists with Lame Duck decisions

Updated, 12/28, 11:30 p.m. Gov. Rick Snyder today vetoed legislation backed by Right to Life of Michigan that would have permanently banned doctors from prescribing...

Snyder signs $1.3B ‘Christmas tree’ spending plan

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed a more than $1.3 billion spending plan. This caps his eight years in office in which he’s touted signing...
Gov. Rick Snyder

Conservatives tell Snyder to veto ‘power grab’ bills

Gov. Rick Snyder has received appeals from two prominent conservatives to veto some of the biggest Lame Duck bills on his desk. Mike Cox, a...

Snyder signs almost 50 more bills into law

As term-limited Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder prepares to leave office next week, he signed several dozen bills today that arrived on his desk during...

Whitmer looking at many options in Flint

Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s team today said she will work with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s office to continue ensuring that Flint residents have access to...

Whitmer appoints most cabinet members, with one Snyder holdover

Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced 10 key appointments to her administration, including new directors in charge of regulating the environment, roads and state...

Whitmer pledges to bring back bottled water for Flint

After the Gov. Rick Snyder administration made the call in April to stop giving out bottled water to Flint residents, his successor said she...

Missed anything in the busiest Lame Duck ever? Catch up here.

Members of the 99th Michigan Legislature made history this year, sending more than 400 pieces of legislation to Gov. Rick Snyder in the body’s...

Updated: $1.3B budget supplementals shoot to governor

Updated, 8:10 a.m. Dec. 21 In the wee hours of the morning, the Michigan House voted in bipartisan fashion on supplemental budget spending totaling more...

Updated: Snyder to decide on deregulating wetlands

Gov. Rick Snyder will now decide on a plan to deregulate some small wetlands that could be filled and dredged after the Legislature approved the bill...

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