Stateside
5:00 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

The latest on Snyder and the Republican party

Let's talk relationships - political relationships.

Governor Snyder wants $1.2 billion a year for rebuilding of Michigan roads. He has also proposed increased gas taxes and vehicle registration fees, which haven't gone over well with state Republicans.

He's also said he wants to expand Medicaid using money from the federal government under provisions in the Affordable Care Act, which hasn't been warmly received by Republicans either.

So where does this rift leave the Republican party, and what does it say about Governor Snyder and his leadership style?

This week on Stateside with Cynthia Canty, Daniel Howes, a columnist at the Detroit News joined us to discuss Rick Snyder's newest proposals that have lawmakers within his own party up in arms.

To listen to the full audio, click the link above.