Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a law clarifying that automakers can only sell through franchised dealers, a move electric car maker Tesla Motors said puts Michigan in the "rare minority" of states to ban stores where consumers can buy vehicles directly from manufacturers.
The Michigan Democratic Party on Monday accused Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's administration of twice extending a state contract without competitive bidding last year and increasing its worth earlier this year just a day after the company's executives held a fundraiser for his campaign.
Billionaire and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday his political action committee is spending $2.3 million on a TV ad in support of Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, providing a major influx of outside cash into the gubernatorial race four weeks before Election Day.