Rick Snyder http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36998/all en UPDATE 3-Michigan governor clears way for state takeover of Detroit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-3-michigan-governor-clears-way-state-takeover-detroit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Neavling</p> <p>DETROIT, March 1 (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder cleared the way for a state takeover of Detroit, declaring that the birthplace of the U.S. automotive industry faces a fiscal emergency and that he has identified a top candidate to assume its management.</p> <p>Friday's declaration by the Republican governor virtually assures that the state of Michigan will assume control of Detroit's books, and eventually decide whether the city should file the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/update-3-michigan-governor-clears-way-state-takeover-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Geography of the United States Hospitality Labor Law Michigan Politics Rick Snyder Rick Snyder Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Mar 2013 00:30:09 +0000 5771488 at http://www.globalpost.com Michigan governor taps bankruptcy expert to run Detroit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/michigan-governor-taps-bankruptcy-expert-run-detroit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Michigan Governor Rick Snyder tapped a restructuring expert who helped successfully steer Chrysler through a government-backed bankruptcy to lead a state takeover of Detroit.</p> <p>The move by a white, Republican governor to take control of a predominantly black and Democratic city has drawn intense criticism and charges of racism.</p> <p>The choice of Kevyn Orr, an African American and Democrat who grew up in Michigan, should help stem some of that criticism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/michigan-governor-taps-bankruptcy-expert-run-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Geography of Michigan Labor Law Michigan Rick Snyder Social Issues AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:15:54 +0000 5783766 at http://www.globalpost.com Michigan governor at front, centre of Detroit's bankruptcy no stranger to tough decisions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130720/michigan-governor-at-front-and-centre-detroits-bankruptcy-no <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DETROIT - Seven governors came and went during the decades-long decay of Michigan's largest city that culminated with a humiliating collapse into financial ruin.</p> <p>It's the eighth, former business executive and relative political novice Rick Snyder, who is aggressively tying his legacy to the prospects of a Detroit turnaround.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. 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Rick Snyder is dissolving a non-profit fund that came under scrutiny because money from anonymous donors was used to pay one of his top aides and some expenses for Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131021/mich-governor-dissolving-fund-helped-pay-detroit-emergency-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nonprofit organization Rick Snyder Snyder The Canadian Press Tue, 22 Oct 2013 01:46:58 +0000 5967066 at http://www.globalpost.com Gov. Snyder urges Michigan revise gay discrimination law as businesses step up pressure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140529/gov-snyder-urges-michigan-revise-gay-discrimination-law-busi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday urged legislators to consider updating Michigan's civil rights law to prohibit discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity, applauding companies and the state's two largest regional chambers of commerce for joining a business-backed push to amend the law.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. 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