Wednesday, January 16, 2013
He will deliver his third State of the State address at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Gov. Snyder will deliver his third State of the State address to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. According to the Detroit Free Press, one of the main topics of the speech will be matching job vacancies in Michigan with workers who possess the skills to fill those jobs. Snyder notes that the state has thousands of vacant jobs, but a high unemployment level. The event will be broadcast live online at www.livestream.com/snyderlive. It will also be broadcast on Fox, and WWJ 950 AM. [What else do you think Gov. Snyder should include in his State of the State address?]
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
2012 State of the State speech also urges the creation of a Metro Detroit regional transit authority.
Gov. Rick Snyder spoke Wednesday night of upgrading Michigan roads, starting a Metro Detroit regional transit authority and helping cities and townships combine services. Those are among the second-year policy priorities for "the reinvention of Michigan" Snyder pushed during a one-hour State of the State address to legislators and a statewide broadcast audience. "We cannot afford to slow down," he declared. Focusing on transportation, Snyder urged the Legislature to start work on a 13-bill road package introduced last year and hold hearings about how to keep Michigan's aging roads from getting progressively worse. "The state cannot afford to neglect the health of our infrastructure," he said. "We are underfunding our road system by upward…
The address, which lays out priorities for 2012, will be given at 7 p.m. inside the state Capitol in Lansing.
Gov. Rick Snyder will give his second annual State of the State address at 7 tonight inside the state Capitol in Lansing. The governor has released few details about what he’ll say, but the following are some areas reported by The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press as likely topics: What are your top priorities for 2012? What do you think the governor should focus on this year? Leave a comment to share your thoughts and vote in our poll below.