Snyder's Education Cuts

Detroit kindergartens “experiment” with 100-student class sizes - World Socialist Web Site

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Detroit kindergartens “experiment” with 100-student class sizes
World Socialist Web Site
In Detroit, under the control of an emergency manager both in the city and school district, bankruptcy is being used to drastically reduce the living standards of the working class population, including the caliber of education for its youth. The city ...

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Proposal 1 has broad support, but passage no sure thing - Livingston Daily

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Bridge Michigan

Proposal 1 has broad support, but passage no sure thing
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Time to revive the Michigan Dream - The Detroit News

7 hours 49 min ago

Time to revive the Michigan Dream
The Detroit News
Unfortunately, after nearly four years on the job, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has put our Michigan Dream at risk, dismantling our public education system, making college unaffordable for many, cutting money for vital services like police and fire ...

Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November - People's World

Thu, 2014-07-31 22:44

Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November
People's World
Rick Snyder. Snyder's legislative successes include a right-to-work for less law, a law letting the state impose a czar on "failing" local governments - used to force Detroit into bankruptcy - and abolition of teacher tenure, among other items. In ...

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters - FactCheck.org

Thu, 2014-07-31 18:15

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters
FactCheck.org
We found it even includes legislation that cut taxes, could save money and had no fiscal impact. Michigan's 4th Congressional District is now ... It turns out that the Moolenaar campaign is referring to payments of $45,899 and $47,519 that the Michigan ...

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Don't forget to VOTE in primary August 5 - cedarspringspost

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:52

Don't forget to VOTE in primary August 5
cedarspringspost
Labeling himself “one tough nerd,” and “Michigan's Comeback Kid,” his website says that since Rick Snyder took office, Michigan has created more than 220,000 private sector jobs, and our state is #1 in the country for states that have recovered most ...

Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Thu, 2014-07-31 11:39

Bridge Michigan

Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Thu, 2014-07-31 10:57

Bridge Michigan

Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Wonkbook: Before you get too excited about yesterday's GDP report… - Washington Post (blog)

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:34

Wonkbook: Before you get too excited about yesterday's GDP report…
Washington Post (blog)
This report may be a sign that governments at all levels...are groping toward a new balance and that most of the budget cutting that characterized recent years is now in the rear-view mirror. That could help set the stage for .... SNYDER: Colleges aren ...

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board - World Socialist Web Site

Thu, 2014-07-31 01:42

World Socialist Web Site

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board
World Socialist Web Site
The line is that somehow Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, is exclusively responsible for the water shutoffs, even though he is working closely with Democrats in every aspect of the restructuring of Detroit. ... In opposition to the pro ...

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The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board - World Socialist Web Site

Thu, 2014-07-31 01:42

World Socialist Web Site

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board
World Socialist Web Site
The line is that somehow Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, is exclusively responsible for the water shutoffs, even though he is working closely with Democrats in every aspect of the restructuring of Detroit. ... In opposition to the pro ...

Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-07-31 00:24

Bridge Michigan

Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions
The Detroit News
Michigan's chapter of the National Organization for Women sees it as a funds shift in which the state forgoes a big chunk of annual revenue that it inevitably will have to replace — or cut important services to make up for it. A no vote would keep the ...
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-07-30 23:17

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Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Detroit Free Press
But confusion may be the greatest obstacle to passage of the proposal, since the tax cut isn't even mentioned in the ballot language, and experts say a confused voter is more likely to vote no. “People don't understand the issue,” said Dennis ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News

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Cheyney among schools warning of possible layoffs - Philly.com

Wed, 2014-07-30 16:27

Cheyney among schools warning of possible layoffs
Philly.com
Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, and Mansfield Universities also sent out notices. Several universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education took the same step last year, and ultimately 14 of 4,200 faculty members were cut across ...

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Mark Schauer Jobs Plan - WKHM

Wed, 2014-07-30 12:24

Mark Schauer Jobs Plan
WKHM
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PLAN, ENTITLED "BLUEPRINT: A MICHIGAN THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE" INCLUDE REVERSING GOVERNOR RICK SNYDER'S CUTS TO EDUCATION AND CREATING A MICHIGAN IN-SOURCING INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE A ...

Primary election - Clarkston News

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:10

Primary election
Clarkston News
"My primary goal is to go to Lansing to help Governor Snyder and the legislature create more jobs and build our economy. The more people looking for creative answers to tough questions, the more likely we are to solve the serious problems facing our ...

Republicans in 105th state House race have distinct differences - Petoskey News-Review

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:36

Republicans in 105th state House race have distinct differences
Petoskey News-Review
Removing the personal property tax, eliminating (the Michigan Economic Development Corporation), cutting subsidies and corporate welfare are only a few ideas that will open the market to new business and allow the hard work and ingenuity of the people ...

The Republican Occupation of Detroit - Daily Beast

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:49

The Republican Occupation of Detroit
Daily Beast
In 2011, Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed into law Public Act 4, which gave the state the power to place cash-strapped cities and school districts under the control of state-appointed emergency managers. In 2012, Michigan voters overturned that law.

From the outside, looking in - Colorado Springs Independent

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:14

From the outside, looking in
Colorado Springs Independent
Fountain Mayor Gabriel Ortega, who first put in seven years on that city's council, is a special-education teacher in real life and understands dealing with the military. But while he admits that "a cut in anything would be a huge detriment, and we're ...

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Can I Survive Without the Tribe in Goyish Midwest? - Jewish Daily Forward

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:01

Jewish Daily Forward

Can I Survive Without the Tribe in Goyish Midwest?
Jewish Daily Forward
There may be a JCC with a pre-school for your future child; a Chabad rabbi who makes Judaism accessible for all types of Jews; a day school; a Jewish parenting group; adult education programs. And in my experience, smaller Jewish communities ... LAUREL ...

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