Friday, February 15, 2013
For one Shelby Township resident, quoted this week in the Detroit Free Press, Snyder's about-face on right-to-work has put him "in the toilet" as far as he is concerned.
From the emergency manager law to eliminating the Michigan Business Tax, Gov. Rick Snyder's policies have garnered mixed reviews since his election in 2010, but a recent poll suggests his controversial push to make Michigan a right-to-work state has shifted many voters against him. Support for Gov. Rick Snyder, specifically as it relates to jobs, is falling, according to a recent EPIC-MRA of Lansing poll released exclusively to the Detroit Free Press and WXYZ-TV. For Shelby Township resident Ron Bowman, 64, who took part in the poll and was later quoted by the Free Press, Snyder's about-face on right-to-work was the key issue that tipped the governor out of favor with the self-described independent. "The right-to-work thing puts him in the…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Post your views on the proposed right-to-work legislation by adding it to the Local Voices section of Shelby-Utica Patch.
Do you have an opinion on the proposed right-to-work legislation? Then we would like you to let everyone know about it by sharing it on Shelby-Utica Patch. All you need to do is add your opinion—it could be as short as a sentence or as long as a term paper—to our Local Voices section. It’s quick and easy to do. Just click here to post your opinion. Whether you are for or against the right-to-work bills, we would love for you to share your voice with the Wyandotte community.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Nearly 200 people attended a town hall meeting with Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday at Liberty School.
While Michigan has been "going downhill since the ‘60s," Gov. Rick Snyder said he's proud of his record thus far and hopes to change the state's decadeslong trend. He told a crowd of nearly 200 people at Saline's Liberty School on Monday night that he ran for governor “to fundamentally change how we are doing things" and has accomplished that by insisting the focus be on “relentless positive action." He said he is opposed to blaming, doesn’t care who gets credit for goals accomplished and believes the focus of government should be on problem solving rather than turf battles. The governor said his two goals are “to create more and better jobs in Michigan” and “to create a bright future for our kids.” Government should be looked at as “a …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Snyder's order honors two Michigan men, U.S. Army Capt. Drew Russell and Walker Police Officer Trevor Slot, who died in the line of duty in separate incidents.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered all U.S. flags throughout Michigan to be lowered Thursday and Friday after a military officer and a police officer, both Michigan residents, died in separate incidents. U.S. Army Capt. Drew Russell, 25, of Scotts, MI, died Oct. 8 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Flags were lowered Thursday to honor him. Capt. Russell's funeral was at 11 a.m. Thursday at Saint Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 5855 E. W Ave., Vicksburg, MI. Walker, MI, Police Officer Trevor Slot, 41, who died in the line of duty Oct. 13, will be honored Friday. Slot was on I-96 attempting to deploy stop sticks to end a car chase involving bank robbery suspects when the suspects' car hit and killed him. Public services for Slot started …