More Rick Snyder Articles

  • Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs bill to block scrap metal thefts

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation intended to crack down on sales of stolen scrap metal. Michigan scrapyards that buy copper wire, air conditioners and catalytic converters will only be able to pay sellers by mail for sales of more than $25. Scrapyards will have...

  • Snyder calls House road funding plan constructive

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder praised Republican House leaders' plan to spend $500 million annually on roads as a proactive move toward long-term funding changes, but said it falls short of his spending target. In an interview with The Associated Press, the Republican governor called...

  • Why is Obama administration blocking Detroit River bridge?

    Why isn't the Obama administration willing to finance the customs plaza for the new international bridge over the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario? That's a question raised by this article in the Wall Street Journal.

  • Snyder plans for Europe trip with focus on cars

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder will depart Saturday for his second trade mission to Europe with a focus on promoting Michigan's auto industry. The weeklong trip to Italy and Germany will include meetings with executives from companies such as Fiat and Eissmann Automotive, Snyder said...

  • Governor: Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

    Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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