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The Bipartisan Plan to Fix Michigan's RoadsThink it's time to fix our roads? Governor Snyder and a bipartisan coalition of leaders in the Michigan Senate and House agree.
Video: A love of reading, the technology of tomorrow, and supporting our communityFrom fostering a love of reading, to seeing the technology of tomorrow, and supporting community leaders making a difference -- we're going all across the comeback state with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.
Great things happening in Michigan's Upper PeninsulaThis summer, Governor Snyder visited the U.P. and met with entrepreneurs who are growing their businesses and creating new jobs in Michigan. He heard about their successes, the challenges they face and the opportunities they see for the future.
Dialog Direct expands in Grand Rapids, creating more jobs for MichiganGovernor Snyder joined Dialog Direct President and CEO Douglas Kearney for the ribbon cutting of their new customer-engagement call center in Grand Rapids, which is expected to create between 200 and 300 new jobs.
Governor Snyder on Fishing in Michigan and Preserving Our Natural ResourcesGovernor Snyder recently spent some time fishing on the Detroit River and spoke with the World Fishing Network about his love for the sport and what the state is doing to help preserve our natural resources for future generations.
Michigan Leads Nation in Manufacturing Job GrowthIn May, Michigan led the nation in manufacturing job growth with 4,500 net additional workers, according to a U.S. government report.
Let's Remember What Independence Day Is All AboutThis Independence Day, as we celebrate with family and friends, let's remember what this day is all about.
Pensioners Urge "YES" vote on Detroit Grand BargainLeading Detroiters and representatives of retiree associations are urging their fellow pensioners to vote "YES" in favor of the Grand Bargain settlement.
Making Michigan a great place to age wellOlder adults have helped build, and are continuing to build, the Michigan we love today. That's why we must create a better environment for Michiganders to live healthy lifestyles, stay active and engaged, achieve financial security and maintain independence as we age.
VIDEO: More Jobs, New Investment as Newell Rubbermaid Calls Michigan "Home" for Its New Design CenterWhen Newell Rubbermaid was looking for a home for its new design facility, the company looked at cities like Atlanta, Chicago, London and Milan. But it chose Kalamazoo, Michigan -- and that decision is bringing $2.3 million in investment and up to 100 new jobs to our state.
Governor Snyder Highlights Skilled Trades at Construction Career DaysIt's a field trip unlike any other -- Construction Career Days in Howell, where students from across the state have a chance to learn about careers in architecture, engineering and construction management.
Growing Tulips, Growing JobsIt's not a sight you see every day -- Governor Snyder and his daughter Kelsey wearing wooden shoes and dressed in traditional Dutch clothing, parading down the streets of Holland.
Venture Capital Grows in the Great Lakes StateVenture capital isn't just for the coasts anymore. Now, investors are seeking out opportunities on the freshwater shorelines of Michigan.
FloraCraft Grows and Creates Jobs in LudingtonGovernor Snyder recently visited FloraCraft in Ludington, a growing company that manufactures foam for arts, crafts and floral arrangements.
FIRST Robotics: A Varsity Sport Unlike Any OtherIt's a varsity sport unlike any other where students build robots to compete for victory. Earlier this month, Governor Rick Snyder saw the competition first hand at the FIRST Robotics State Finals at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.
Electronics Company Finds Success in West MichiganEBW Electronics, a Holland, Michigan-based company that manufactures LED circuit boards for automotive suppliers, manufacturers and other industries around the world, is growing, expanding and creating jobs in Michigan.
VIDEO: Governor Snyder Talks Michigan's Economic Future with Pioneer at Ferris StateGovernor Rick Snyder visited Ferris State University on Friday, April 11, and discussed Michigan's economic future with the Pioneer.
Governor Snyder Visits Ferris State Welding and Information Security and Intelligence ProgramsGovernor Snyder traveled to Big Rapids to tour two outstanding programs at Ferris State University. These innovative programs are helping to grow and diversify our economy while bringing more and better jobs to Michigan.
First Lady Sue Snyder Speaks Out on Safe Sleep for InfantsFirst Lady Sue Snyder spoke to the Senate Healthy Policy Committee on the importance of safe sleep for infants.
Eliminating the Personal Property Tax and Making Michigan More CompetitiveGovernor Snyder, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley and a bipartisan coalition of state legislators came together this year to reform Michigan's tax code.
April is the Month of the Military ChildThis week, Governor Snyder proclaimed April as "Month of the Military Child" at a ceremony with military families.
Discussing Detroit's Future at the Manhattan InstituteGovernor Rick Snyder and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr discussed Detroit's future at an event hosted by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.
Fixing Our Roads -- Governor Snyder Speaks OutAs Spring begins in Michigan and potholes appear across our state, the condition of our roads is a big topic on people's minds.
2014 Governor's Economic Summit: collaborate. create. connect.More than 700 business and education executives, workforce and economic development leaders, and other stakeholders gathered in Grand Rapids for the second annual Governor's Economic Summit.
Every Student Deserves Effective EducationWe know that a strong public school system will be an important part of Detroit's comeback, as well as our state's resurgence. That effort is well underway on multiple fronts.
Business expansion leads to more and better jobs across MichiganMore and better jobs are headed to Michigan after the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced the approval of economic development projects that are expected to generate $362 million in investment and 1,444 new jobs.
Homestead Property Tax Credit - Proposed Changes and EstimatorOn February 5, 2014, Governor Snyder proposed to expand the Homestead Property Tax Credit to provide $102.7 million in additional property tax relief to seniors, working families and the disabled.
Kellogg's Continued Commitment to MichiganIt's always great news when a Michigan company continues to invest in our state -- especially a great Made-in-Michigan company like Kellogg.
Celebrating Michigan's Entrepreneurial Spirit
The entrepreneurial spirit runs deep through Michigan's history, and it's alive and well today. Let's celebrate Michigan's entrepreneurs, both past and present, encourage it in our youth, and keep working together to build a brighter future for our state.
Video: CNN Reports on Michigan's ComebackBy Eric Houghtaling | February 13, 2014

Michigan's comeback got more national attention this week with a CNNMoney report about how people are moving back to the Great Lakes State. Here's more from United Van Lines COO Rich McClure:
Michigan Businesses a Key Player in the OlympicsWhile you're watching the 2014 Winter Olympics, keep an eye out for the "Made in Michigan" label. Four local small businesses are making a big impact in Sochi, and that's something Gov. Rick Snyder says we should all be proud of.
Michigan Agriculture: A Rock Star IndustryThe food and agriculture industry supplies $96 billion in economic impact for Michigan's economy, employing about 22 percent of Michigan's workforce.
Gov. Snyder to students: Make your career in MichiganBy Josh Paciorek | February 12, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder visited the University of Michigan on Monday night and offered a piece advice for the roughly 300 soon-to-be graduates in attendance: stay in Michigan.
VIDEO: Governor Snyder Visits Grand Rapids Elementary School; Calls for Increased Funding For EducationGovernor Rick Snyder visited Harrison Park Elementary in Grand Rapids on Thursday to talk with parents and teachers about his plans to increase funding for preschool and K-12 education.
The Facts on Education Funding in MichiganGovernor Rick Snyder proposes more than $1 billion in K-12 education funding compared to FY 2011.
Gov. Snyder: Michigan to lead mobility revolution worldwide Michigan is poised to enhance its position as the automotive capital of the world with a focus on connected and automated vehicle technology.
Snyder offers statement on passing of former Lt. Gov. Connie Binsfeld
"Connie Binsfeld left an indelible mark on the state she so loved. She served with modesty and integrity, always putting Michigan first."

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