Gongwer News Service

U.S. Representative Mike Rogers announced today that he won’t try for U.S. Senator Carl Levin’s empty spot.


Governor Rick Snyder is calling for the business and education communities to work together to prepare students to enter the job market. He opened his education summit Monday in East Lansing saying the education system is broken. 

State Graduate Medical Education funding remains intact

Apr 11, 2013

The Senate Community Health Subcommittee did not approve Governor Rick Snyder’s proposal for a more than $1.4 million cut. Senator John Moolenar of Midland told Gongwer News Service that the state needs more physicians. Though Graduate Medical Education will have its current funding, the budget did not include an expansion for Medicaid.

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Governor Snyder says he supports expanding Medicaid coverage to 470,000 Michigan residents. The first three years of that expansion will be funded by the federal government under the Affordable Care Act. 

Gongwer: SoS dismisses charges against House Speaker Jase Bolger

Dec 4, 2012

The Michigan Secretary of State’s office has dismissed complaints that State House Speaker Jase Bolger violated campaign finance laws. The Gongwer News Service reports that that the decision was announced in a letter Wednesday to Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Mark Brewer.