Snyder's Education Cuts

Snyder defends record, says he made tough calls - MiamiHerald.com

Mon, 2014-09-29 21:01

Snyder defends record, says he made tough calls
MiamiHerald.com
Snyder spoke for about 17 minutes before answering eight questions about topics including his decision to sign a right-to-work law, education and road funding, and a business tax overhaul that led to retirees with pensions paying higher taxes ...

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American Federation Of Teachers Set To Spend More In 2014 Than Any Other ... - Huffington Post

Mon, 2014-09-29 19:22

American Federation Of Teachers Set To Spend More In 2014 Than Any Other ...
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- A national teachers union is set to spend a record amount in the 2014 election cycle, focused on ousting several conservative governors who have gone after labor unions and cut spending for public education. ... Rick Snyder (Mich.), Tom ...

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Snyder, Schauer to be on “To The Point” - WOODTV.com

Mon, 2014-09-29 19:20

Snyder, Schauer to be on “To The Point”
WOODTV.com
Among the topics the candidates will comment on is K-12 education funding. “K-12. Again, that's an opportunity to clear up the biggest piece of hogwash on TV today –the ads out there that are lying when they say I cut K-12 state funding. That's just a ...

Incumbent governors fear wipeout - Politico

Mon, 2014-09-29 18:54

Politico

Incumbent governors fear wipeout
Politico
Labor despises the governor because he signed “right to work” legislation, and millions of dollars in ads have accused him of cutting education and raising taxes. Snyder denies these charges, but he was slow to respond. In a sign of overconfidence ...

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Incumbent governors fear wipe out - Politico

Mon, 2014-09-29 18:54

Politico

Incumbent governors fear wipe out
Politico
Yet the state of play is dramatic in its own right: The fate of big-name Republicans such as Wisconsin's Scott Walker, Florida's Rick Scott and Michigan's Rick Snyder are all on the line, and Democrats such as Colorado's John Hickenlooper and Illinois ...

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Gov. Rick Snyder calls claim he has cut public education funding 'hogwash ... - Mlive Kalamazoo

Mon, 2014-09-29 18:40

Mlive Kalamazoo

Gov. Rick Snyder calls claim he has cut public education funding 'hogwash ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
While funding for higher education has decreased since Snyder was elected in 2010, recent campaign ads in support of his gubernatorial opponent Mark Schauer have accused Snyder of cutting $1 billion total from public education while in office. Schauer ...
The case for Gov. SnyderThe Detroit News
Governor's race putting spots before voters' eyesCrain's Detroit Business
Christie campaigns for Snyder in bankrupt DetroitThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
Port Huron Times Herald
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New Snyder ad confronts education funding claim - Lansing State Journal

Mon, 2014-09-29 15:37

Lansing State Journal

New Snyder ad confronts education funding claim
Lansing State Journal
LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder's re-election campaign, in a TV ad that began airing statewide on Friday, confronts the big and persistent lie that his administration cut $1 billion from public education. Though the 30-second ad titled “Linda” doesn't tell ...
Freep Fact Check: New Snyder ad confronts $1B lie about education fundingDetroit Free Press

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Right-to-work is good for Michigan's economy, while term limits are bad, forum ... - Crain's Detroit Business

Mon, 2014-09-29 14:15

Right-to-work is good for Michigan's economy, while term limits are bad, forum ...
Crain's Detroit Business
GRAND RAPIDS — Term limits are bad, the state's economy is good — and right-to-work legislation is helping. Those were a few of the points of view the roughly 600 business leaders in attendance at today's West Michigan Policy Forum have heard from ...

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Freep Fact Check: New Snyder ad confronts $1B lie about education funding - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:15

Detroit Free Press

Freep Fact Check: New Snyder ad confronts $1B lie about education funding
Detroit Free Press
Granholm's budgets, as passed by the Legislature, cut state funding for K-12 education in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2010, during a deep recession when the state was starved of tax revenues. Granholm was able to replace much of the state money that was cut ...

Viewpoint: When students vote, Democrats win - The Michigan Daily

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:12

Viewpoint: When students vote, Democrats win
The Michigan Daily
Michigan's higher-education funding has declined 28 percent since 2008, and Republican Governor Rick Snyder's budget cuts have resulted in Michigan K-12 schools losing $393 million in state funding. This past year, the Michigan state legislature passed ...

All Policy is Local: Pre-K on the campaign trail - Politico

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:32

All Policy is Local: Pre-K on the campaign trail
Politico
Democratic challenger Mark Schauer is vowing to sharply increase education funding while attacking Republican Gov. Rick Snyder for pushing through business tax cuts at the expense of schools [http://on.lsj.com/1uLrLMz]. Snyder maintains that his ...

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The case for Gov. Snyder - The Detroit News

Mon, 2014-09-29 02:20

The Detroit News

The case for Gov. Snyder
The Detroit News
Although we hear ads daily claiming that Snyder has cut education by $1 billion since taking office, the relevant statistic is that per pupil funding has increased by $660. In fact, Gov. Rick Snyder has actually increased state education funding by $1 ...
Traditional schools could be doomedPort Huron Times Herald
Christie campaigns for Snyder in bankrupt DetroitSunHerald.com

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Governor's race putting spots before voters' eyes - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2014-09-28 08:09

Governor's race putting spots before voters' eyes
Crain's Detroit Business
Pero said Schauer's ads have focused on the tax on some pensions that Snyder signed into law as well as the reduction in the Homestead Property Tax exemption, which many seniors relied on, and the controversial notion that Snyder cut education funding ...

LePage among 10 governors facing tough fights to stay in office - Bangor Daily News

Sun, 2014-09-28 06:27

Bangor Daily News

LePage among 10 governors facing tough fights to stay in office
Bangor Daily News
At this point, the Republican incumbents who face serious competition include: Rick Scott in Florida; Scott Walker in Wisconsin; Rick Snyder in Michigan; Nathan Deal in Georgia; Sam Brownback in Kansas; Paul LePage in Maine; and Tom Corbett in ...

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Jack Lessenberry: Will Snyder's end of film incentive affect re-election? - Traverse City Record Eagle

Sun, 2014-09-28 01:54

Jack Lessenberry: Will Snyder's end of film incentive affect re-election?
Traverse City Record Eagle
What matters to her most is her two kids, Robbie and Virginia, and their education and their future. But she says she would ... And she can't forgive Snyder for severely cutting the state's film industry incentive after he took office in 2011. Michigan ...

Facing tough races, incumbent governors feel the heat from the voters - Washington Post

Sat, 2014-09-27 22:13

Facing tough races, incumbent governors feel the heat from the voters
Washington Post
At this point, the Republican incumbents who face serious competition include: Rick Scott in Florida; Scott Walker in Wisconsin; Rick Snyder in Michigan; Nathan Deal in Georgia; Sam Brownback in Kansas; Paul LePage in Maine; and Tom Corbett in ...

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Facing tough races, incumbent governors feel the heat from the voters - Washington Post

Sat, 2014-09-27 19:24

Facing tough races, incumbent governors feel the heat from the voters
Washington Post
At this point, the Republican incumbents who face serious competition include: Rick Scott in Florida; Scott Walker in Wisconsin; Rick Snyder in Michigan; Nathan Deal in Georgia; Sam Brownback in Kansas; Paul LePage in Maine; and Tom Corbett in ...

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Girl Scouts hike new trail - BlueRidgeNow.com

Sat, 2014-09-27 18:44

Girl Scouts hike new trail
BlueRidgeNow.com
Developed as part of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program, the new educational trail is designed to encourage kids to get outside and enjoy nature, according to Program Manager Elise Kahl. Paula Sandburg helped with the ... After a ...

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Traditional schools could be doomed - Port Huron Times Herald

Sat, 2014-09-27 16:44

Traditional schools could be doomed
Port Huron Times Herald
"That's a huge investment in K-12 education." But wait, a 30-second TV spot from the Democratic Governors Association laments: "Gov. Snyder cut a billion dollars from education, but gave his own administration officials huge pay raises. One of them ...

Christie campaigns for Snyder in bankrupt Detroit - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Fri, 2014-09-26 19:05

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Christie campaigns for Snyder in bankrupt Detroit
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Also Friday, Snyder's campaign released a new TV ad with a retired teacher challenging Democrats' contention that Snyder cut education funding. The woman says Schauer, a former state legislator, voted to cut state K-12 funding. "You know Rick Snyder ...

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