Podcasts & RSS Feeds
Most Active Stories
- Don't like the water shut-offs in Detroit? Now you can pay someone's overdue water bill
- Proposal 1 asks Michigan voters to weigh in on a complex tax issue
- Approaching construction on the highway? Experts say the "zipper merge" can help
- These three female candidates could be some of the most interesting leaders in Michigan
- This ballot proposal is critical to Michigan's economy, but most people won't bother to vote on it
Mon June 18, 2012
Gov. Snyder calls for local ideas for solving Michigan's urban problems
Flint business and civic leaders sat down with Governor Snyder today to discuss possible solutions to the city’s problems.
The closed-door session focused on crime, education, economic development and other urban issues.
Snyder says he wants to hear local solutions to the city’s problems.
“It’s not about the state showing up with ideas,” said Snyder. “It’s about making sure we’re listening to the community. People in the community are coming up with ideas of their vision for Flint. And as that vision comes together…how can we be a supporting resource.”
Snyder plans to hold similar meetings in other cities around the state.