Gov. Rick Snyder became Michigan’s 48th Governor in 2011 and was re-elected in 2014. In his first term, the state passed four balanced budgets, eliminated a $1.5 billion deficit and reformed burdensome tax and regulatory codes as Michigan created over 300,000 private sector jobs. Among his greatest achievements, Gov. Snyder built a bipartisan coalition of Michiganders to ensure Detroit exited bankruptcy successfully He also successfully implemented Healthy Michigan, an innovative and bipartisan plan that has provided affordable and quality health care for more than 500,000 hard-working Michiganders.