Democrats praise Snyder’s Elliott-Larsen gay rights mention in State of the State

LANSING, MI — Responding to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address, House and Senate Democrats said they were apprehensive about what he called the “river of opportunity” – his wide-ranging idea Rickfor streamlining government services to help struggling individuals.

House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel said he’d like to see the details around the proposal.

“I’m happy to hear the governor speak in terms of expanding opportunity, but I’m wondering where that governor was over the course of the past four years when we saw his administration and legislative Republicans increase taxes on low income and middle income people and cut taxes for the wealthy, well-connected and corporations,” Greimel, D-Auburn Hills, said.  Read More