Snyder's Education Cuts

Susan Rice: Bad Iran nuclear deal is worse than no deal - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2015-03-02 19:17

Susan Rice: Bad Iran nuclear deal is worse than no deal
Lynchburg News and Advance
She says any U.S. deal must verifiably cut off any pathway for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Rice peppered her remarks to AIPAC with frequent phrases in Hebrew. Ahead of Rice's speech, a prominent rabbi ran a full-page ad in The New York Times ...

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Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast, Midwest waterways - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2015-03-02 16:19

Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast, Midwest waterways
Lynchburg News and Advance
In New York, the Coast Guard is cutting ice on the Hudson River so barges carrying heating oil, gasoline and jet fuel can reach their destinations. The thickest ice is in the area of Germantown and Hudson, north of New York City. In some spots the ice ...

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Governor on right track with 3rd-grade reading plan - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2015-03-02 15:51

Detroit Free Press

Governor on right track with 3rd-grade reading plan
Detroit Free Press
Michigan started the conversation about third-grade reading levels on a pretty sour note last year, when legislators debated a hard do-not-pass requirement for kids who weren't making the cut. Thankfully, the conversation has matured. Now, Gov. Rick ...

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OPEC prediction of $200 a-barrel-oil ignores market realities — or maybe not - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Mon, 2015-03-02 13:43

OPEC prediction of $200 a-barrel-oil ignores market realities — or maybe not
Midland Reporter-Telegram
In the current reduced-oil-price environment, we see oil companies cut back on budgets, curtail exploration, and pull in rigs — as in many places it costs more to get the oil out of the ground than the present sales price. ... Tim Snyder, an energy ...

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Brazile: A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes, fees - Northwest Herald

Mon, 2015-03-02 06:33

Brazile: A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes, fees
Northwest Herald
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: “It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...

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Michigan: a state of impoverishment - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Sun, 2015-03-01 21:03

Michigan: a state of impoverishment
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
... health, educational attainment and employment opportunities.” The Kids Count report notes contributors to Michigan's child poverty rates include: a 70 percent cut to state Earned Income Tax Credit, fewer weeks of unemployment benefits, and child ...

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After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp - Charleston Gazette

Sun, 2015-03-01 16:05

Charleston Gazette

After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp
Charleston Gazette
That followed about two-and-a-half hours of impassioned debate, pitting supporters, who said the bill will correct a system that inflates wages and puts undue burden on taxpayers, against opponents, who said the bill is a race to the bottom to cut ...

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A New Hope: Power Poll 2015 - Nevada Business Magazine

Sun, 2015-03-01 05:05

Nevada Business Magazine

A New Hope: Power Poll 2015
Nevada Business Magazine
Windom Kimsey, president of Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects said that as, “an architecture firm, the recession lasted a little bit longer in our business, especially for people who do public projects, because of a lack of funding from government agencies ...

Brazile: A Republican Revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees - The Herald-News

Sat, 2015-02-28 23:59

Brazile: A Republican Revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees
The Herald-News
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: “It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...

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Mike Connell: School reforms doomed to failure - Port Huron Times Herald

Sat, 2015-02-28 22:47

Mike Connell: School reforms doomed to failure
Port Huron Times Herald
Modern reforms — No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, Common Core and the like — are efforts to add layers of new regulations and expectations without changing the fundamental structure of public education. "Created in the era of the assembly line ...

WNY expo all set to go at Erie County Fairgrounds - Buffalo News

Sat, 2015-02-28 18:43

WNY expo all set to go at Erie County Fairgrounds
Buffalo News
For the remainder of the expo, attendees can stop by and chat with Bone Cold TV hosts Brandon Scott, Shaun Thompson, Todd and Cody Allen or Caleb Cutting, and the group provides seminars at 3 p.m. on Thursday, at 4 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. on ...

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After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp - Charleston Gazette

Sat, 2015-02-28 18:05

After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp
Charleston Gazette
That followed about two-and-a-half hours of impassioned debate, pitting supporters, who said the bill will correct a system that inflates wages and puts undue burden on taxpayers, against opponents, who said the bill is a race to the bottom to cut ...

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Michigan Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School ... - WEMU

Fri, 2015-02-27 13:19

Michigan Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School ...
WEMU
Hopgood says education funding is too easy a target for Republican leaders when the state faces budget issues. “It's not convenient for our kids,” he said. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's desperately needed.”.

School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budget - The Macomb Daily

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:58

WILX-TV

School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budget
The Macomb Daily
Rick Snyder, shown here in a session with Macomb Daily reporters last fall. MACOMB DAILY ... The House and Senate appropriations committees gave final approval to an executive order earlier this month reducing the current fiscal year budget an ...
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsThe State

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Susan J. Demas: Unholy alliance between Democrats and Tea Party forming to ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-02-27 07:56

MLive.com

Susan J. Demas: Unholy alliance between Democrats and Tea Party forming to ...
MLive.com
You had Republicans voting for tax increases and justifying it by cutting business taxes, Democrats railing against said taxes, and Tea Partiers staying mum because their GOP allies were in power. With Proposal 1 ... him in November. With Snyder's ...

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Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:43

The Detroit News

Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge
The Detroit News
You'd expect a decade of continuing crisis would focus the managerial mind more acutely, that the exodus of students, the cutting of teachers, staff and capacity would occasion a corresponding reduction in central administration brass. ... Change is ...

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State Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School Aid ... - WKAR

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:17

WMUK

State Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School Aid ...
WKAR
Democrats like Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood say revenues earmarked for education are too easy a target for Republican leaders. “Well it's not convenient for our kids,” he says. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's ...
School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budgetThe Macomb Daily
Budget Cuts and Diversion From School Aid Fund Approved by State SenateWMUK
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsWashington Times

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State Senate sends budget cuts to Gov. Snyder that divert surplus school aid ... - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:05

Michigan Radio

State Senate sends budget cuts to Gov. Snyder that divert surplus school aid ...
Michigan Radio
Hopgood says education funding is too easy a target for Republican leaders when the state faces budget issues. “It's not convenient for our kids,” he said. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's desperately needed.”.
School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budgetThe Oakland Press
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsNews & Observer

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Michigan Senate Approves Another Round Of Budget Cuts - CBS Local

Thu, 2015-02-26 16:25

Michigan Senate Approves Another Round Of Budget Cuts
CBS Local
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...

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Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts - The State

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:28

Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts
The State
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...

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