Governor Rick Snyder's Public Statements


Full Name: Rick Snyder
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sue; 3 Children: Jeff, Melissa, Kelsey
Birth Date: 08/19/1958
Birth Place: Battle Creek, MI
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Issue Position: Youth Retention Issue Position: Ethics Reform Issue Position: Regulatory Reform Issue Position: Central Cities Issue Position: Government Efficiency & Transparency Issue Position: Bringing Winning Back to Michigan Issue Position: Aquatic Invasive Species Issue Position: Protect Michigan's Environment Issue Position: Reform Michigan's Educational System Issue Position: Eliminating the Michigan Business Tax Issue Position: Value for Money Budgeting Issue Position: Healthcare Reform Issue Position: MEDC Reform 8/25/14 Snyder Forms Advisory Group to Study Michigan Waste Disposal Standards 8/22/14 Gov. Snyder Requests Joint Preliminary Damage Assessment for Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties 8/22/14 Gov. Snyder Applauds Huntington Bank & Michigan Health Endowment Fund for Flood Donations 8/20/14 Michigan Seeking Innovative Approaches to Improving Health of Mothers, Babies 8/20/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Urges Residents to Report Flood Property Losses This Week 8/15/14 Snyder Urges Propane Customers to Get Early Fill for Upcoming Heating Season 8/13/14 Snyder Leads Effort for Federal Emergency Relief for Southeast Michigan 8/13/14 Snyder Celebrates Anchor Coupling Expansion, 120 New Jobs in Menominee 8/13/14 Snyder Issues Declaration of Disaster for Wayne, Oakland, Macomb Counties 8/12/14 Snyder Inspects Southeast Michigan Flooding; Urges Motorists to Exercise Caution 8/12/14 Update on Flooding in Metro Detroit 8/08/14 Snyder Issues Statement Addressing Prison Food Service Issues 7/22/14 Northern Michigan Communities Receiving $6 Million to Repair Infrastructure Damaged by Deep Freeze 7/22/14 Gov. Rick Snyder: Pension Vote Shows Detroit Continues to Move Toward Brighter Future 7/10/14 Key Progress Being Made With Increased Commitment to Mental Health Issues in Michigan 7/10/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Says Healthy Michigan Plan Surpasses First-Year Enrollment Goal of 322,000 7/02/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Pharmacy, Consumer Protection, Local Government Bills 7/02/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Commemorates Civil Rights Act 7/01/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bill Connecting National Guard Members to Education, Job Opportunities 7/01/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Legislation Increasing Access to Physical Therapy Services 6/30/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bill Enhancing Stream, Lake Management 6/30/14 Gov. Rick Snyder: Budget Reflects Focus on Making Michigan Better, Safer, Stronger 6/27/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Legislation Protecting Workers' Compensation Benefits 6/26/14 Gov. Rick Snyder: Law Requires Sexual Assault Evidence Kits be Analyzed Quickly to Bring Justice, Peace of Mind 6/26/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bills to Prevent Methamphetamine Production 6/26/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bills Designating Pure Michigan Trail Network 6/25/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bills Revising Michigan Merit Curriculum to Increase Options for Students 6/24/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bills to Support Breast-Feeding Mothers 6/24/14 Gov. Rick Snyder: School Budget Includes Increased Investment in Education at All Levels 6/24/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bill to Help Provide Substance Abuse Treatment 6/23/14 Governor Snyder's Request for West Michigan Physical Disaster Declaration Approved 6/23/14 Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bills to Increase Penalties for Drive-By, Occupied Building Shootings 6/20/14 Gov. Rick Snyder: Historic, Bipartisan 'Grand Bargain' Bills Show All Michigan Stands Together in Detroit's Revitalization 6/20/14 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Detroit Bankruptcy 6/17/14 Snyder Signs Bills Supporting Affordable Energy Plan 6/17/14 Snyder Seeks Physical Disaster Declaration for Newaygo and Osceola Counties 6/16/14 Michigan and Israel Sign Industrial R&D Collaboration Agreement