News from the Governor

March 2011
Mar312011
Governor, Legislature deliver results for Michigan in first three months

Substantial reforms enacted in the first three months of this year are laying the foundation for a stronger Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and House Speaker Jase Bolger said today.

Mar302011
Snyder signs bill approving $102.1 million in Natural Resources Trust Fund grants

Governor Rick Snyder today signed legislation authorizing $102.1 million in grants from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF). The bill funds 117 recreation projects and land acquisitions that were recommended by the MNRTF board in December.

Mar292011
Change to item pricing law will help consumers save, make businesses more competitive

Governor Rick Snyder today continued his quest to eliminate burdensome regulations that hurt consumers and act as barriers to competition by signing legislation that updates Michigan's 1970s-era item pricing law. With the change, retailers will no longer be required to place price tags on each individual item.


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