Tag Archives: Rick Snyder

Snyder says Metro Detroit flood underpins need for more road funding

SSM flooding 11.18.13Gov. Rick Snyder says massive flooding this week in and around Detroit reinforces the need to boost state spending on roads. Snyder says Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure may have played a role in the floods, although it’s too early to tell for sure.
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Gov. Snyder suspends UP trip to survey Detroit flood damage

Gov0812-fotoGov. Rick Snyder briefly suspended a week-long trip to the Upper Peninsula Tuesday to come back and survey damage in and around Detroit due to massive floods.

Many freeways and major roads were closed in Metro Detroit after a record rainfall Monday – some sections of roads having been swept away in flood waters.
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Snyder: More needs to be done to help refugees in Michigan

“Gov. Snyder and Israeli Consul General to the Midwest Roey Gilad met in Dearborn on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding to do joint industrial research and development.”

“Gov. Snyder and Israeli Consul General to the Midwest Roey Gilad met in Dearborn on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding to do joint industrial research and development.”

The number of refugees who have settled in Michigan has grown in recent years – and Governor Rick Snyder says more should be done to help them.
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