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State of the State 2012
Mon January 16, 2012
Snyder prepares for second State of the State address
Last year, Governor Snyder won legislative approval of a lot of new initiatives – a tax overhaul; toughening the state’s local emergency manager law; and ending the requirement that stores put a price tag on every retail item.
Other efforts, such as a new international bridge in Detroit, stalled in the face of Republican opposition.
The governor says his State of the State speech will be a frank accounting of his first year, but will also reflect his optimistic approach to governing.
The former CEO intends to focus more this year on implementing policies and his plans for managing the executive branch than putting new initiatives before the Legislature.
The governor says he will continue to push to make Michigan more business-friendly.
Michigan Radio will have live, special coverage of the Governor's second State of the State address beginning Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.