government reform http://michiganradio.org en Snyder to outline government reforms next week http://michiganradio.org/post/snyder-outline-government-reforms-next-week <p>Governor <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/snyder">Rick Snyder</a> says he will outline his proposals to reform Michigan government next week. During his <a href="http://news.michiganradio.org/post/state-state">State of the State</a> address in January, the governor said he&rsquo;d give specifics on governmental reform in March.</p><p>Governor Snyder told the Associated Press that he hasn&rsquo;t yet set a specific date for next week&#39;s address. The AP reports:</p><blockquote><p>Snyder said Tuesday he wants state and local governments to offer better government accountability and transparency, spend less on employee compensation and share or consolidate more services.</p><p>He has proposed cutting revenue sharing for local governments by $100 million.</p><p>Local officials say the lost funds will force them to lay off police officers and firefighters and drastically cut services.</p></blockquote><p>During his State of the State address, the Governor also said he&rsquo;d deliver a special address on education in April. Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:36:25 +0000 Zoe Clark 1656 at http://michiganradio.org Snyder to outline government reforms next week