Snyder's Education Cuts

UNLV economists say margin tax study is not opinionated - Las Vegas Sun

Tue, 2014-08-26 22:25

UNLV economists say margin tax study is not opinionated
Las Vegas Sun
He told the Las Vegas Sun last week that he was worried that “politics” were influencing Snyder's comments. “The purpose of the work was to estimate the educational and economic effects of the education initiative — including the margin tax and the K ...

Detroit school district cancels staff pay cut, larger class sizes - The Detroit News

Tue, 2014-08-26 14:35

Detroit school district cancels staff pay cut, larger class sizes
The Detroit News
In place of the pay cuts, Jack Martin will ask state education officials to extend the district's five-year deficit elimination plan to seven years, consider layoffs for non-school employees and look to revenue increases from future property sales and ...

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Local Governments Can Increase Job Growth and Choices by Passing Right-to ... - Heritage.org

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:14

Local Governments Can Increase Job Growth and Choices by Passing Right-to ...
Heritage.org
Disproportionate numbers of highly educated workers, for example, choose not to pay—the very workers held back by union seniority systems.[9] Unions often cannot persuade ... Unions also argue that companies will cut wages if they do not feel at risk ...

Jimmy Carter to give keynote at Muslim convention - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Mon, 2014-08-25 13:27

New York Daily News

Jimmy Carter to give keynote at Muslim convention
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Rick Snyder, a Republican; the Rt. Rev. Elizabeth ... mark my words any prasidint who plays golf wile hard worken wites get there heds cut off is a nanny state prasident. he only cares bout his moslim brotherhood getten wellfare. he even made carder ...
Jimmy Carter To Give Keynote Speech At Muslim ConventionThe Inquisitr

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School System asks County Commission for financial help - Advocateanddemocrat

Mon, 2014-08-25 10:19

School System asks County Commission for financial help
Advocateanddemocrat
In a workshop between the Monroe County Board of Education and the County Commission on Tuesday night, Hicks made a simple suggestion: “I think it's time that we just lay everything out on the table and talk about this and see what we can do to turn it ...

Hating On Obamacare Not Really a Great Strategy for GOP Governors - Mother Jones

Mon, 2014-08-25 09:53

Hating On Obamacare Not Really a Great Strategy for GOP Governors
Mother Jones
For example, even as Pennsylvania voters have trended toward the Democrats, Corbett got behind several radical redistricting schemes, cut education funding deeply, and compared gay marriage to incest. In Maine, LePage has called legislators idiots and ...

The Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014 - Daily Beast

Mon, 2014-08-25 05:45

The Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014
Daily Beast
Brownback's slashing fixation has led to deep deficits, prompting cuts in other struggling areas like education, as detailed by The Daily Beast's Patricia Murphy. Florida's Gov. Rick Scott was a Tea Party-wave fluke to begin with. ... Against this ...

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MI Democrats nominate state candidates - WOODTV.com

Sun, 2014-08-24 16:17

Houston Chronicle

MI Democrats nominate state candidates
WOODTV.com
Rick Snyder has done is unified and energized the Democrats. They're angry about cuts to retiree pensions. They're angry ... Snyder ran as a tough nerd but he was trough on all the wrong people,” Brown said when it was her turn to speak. “…He's been ...
Democrats solidify November ticket led by gubernatorial candidate Mark SchauerMLive.com
Democrats complete ticket, portray GOP as party of 'bigots, billionaires and ...The Detroit News
Michigan Dems approve candidates, get ready for November electionsDetroit Free Press

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Democrats solidify November ticket led by gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer - MLive.com

Sun, 2014-08-24 14:57

Democrats solidify November ticket led by gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer
MLive.com
He said as Governor he would cut taxes on the middle class, repeal the pension tax, restore the Earned Income Tax Credit and child tax credits, support education and repeal Right to Work. ... We cannot afford another four years of Rick Snyder," Brown said.
Democrats complete ticket, portray GOP as party of 'bigots, billionaires and ...The Detroit News

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Many find rewards in working later in life - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sun, 2014-08-24 01:08

Many find rewards in working later in life
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Baby boomers have redefined what it means to be retired, and that often includes some kind of work, either by cutting back to part time, working on a project basis or getting heavily involved in volunteer work. Many like Snyder opt to keep on working ...

Tom Walsh: Echoes of 'Morning in America' in Snyder-Schauer race - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2014-08-24 00:10

USA TODAY

Tom Walsh: Echoes of 'Morning in America' in Snyder-Schauer race
Detroit Free Press
Snyder took office,” Robertson says, “nearly 300,000 new private sector jobs have been created, unemployment is at its lowest rate in six years, education funding has been increased by over $1 billion, and Detroit is poised to emerge from bankruptcy ...
Truth Squad calls foul on Snyder statement, warns SchauerMichigan Radio

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Tom Walsh: Echoes of 'Morning in America' in Snyder-Schauer race - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2014-08-23 21:17

Tom Walsh: Echoes of 'Morning in America' in Snyder-Schauer race
Detroit Free Press
Snyder took office,” Robertson says, “nearly 300,000 new private sector jobs have been created, unemployment is at its lowest rate in six years, education funding has been increased by over $1 billion, and Detroit is poised to emerge from bankruptcy ...

College of Marin gets younger while Marin County gets older - Marin Independent Journal

Sat, 2014-08-23 18:39

College of Marin gets younger while Marin County gets older
Marin Independent Journal
As the fall semester begins, enrollment for the college as a whole is down, according to Snyder, and the usual waiting lists for fine arts classes have disappeared. He said all the classes have "healthy" enrollments, though, and no classes have been ...

Is Michigan really the 'comeback state' yet? - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2014-08-23 18:09

Is Michigan really the 'comeback state' yet?
Detroit Free Press
Snyder took office, nearly 300,000 new private sector jobs have been created, unemployment is at its lowest rate in six years, education funding has been increased by over $1 billion and Detroit is poised to emerge from bankruptcy and drive our ...

In Swing States, Is Obamacare an Asset? - The New Yorker

Fri, 2014-08-22 15:42

The New Yorker

In Swing States, Is Obamacare an Asset?
The New Yorker
For example, even as Pennsylvania voters have trended toward the Democrats, Corbett got behind several radical redistricting schemes, cut education funding deeply, and compared gay marriage to incest. In Maine, LePage has called legislators idiots and ...

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In Swing States, Obamacare Becomes an Asset - The New Yorker

Fri, 2014-08-22 15:42

In Swing States, Obamacare Becomes an Asset
The New Yorker
For example, even as Pennsylvania voters have trended toward the Democrats, Corbett got behind several radical redistricting schemes, cut education funding deeply, and compared gay marriage to incest. In Maine, LePage has called legislators idiots and ...

Q&A with council finalist Kitty Klitzke - The Spokesman Review (blog)

Fri, 2014-08-22 14:44

Q&A with council finalist Kitty Klitzke
The Spokesman Review (blog)
local higher education programs is important. We need more jobs, better jobs and access to quality skills training. But the working .... Do you agree with Jon Snyder's action to dissolve the Transportation Benefit District and its annual $2.5 million ...

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Truth Squad calls foul on Snyder statement, warns Schauer - Michigan Radio

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:06

Truth Squad calls foul on Snyder statement, warns Schauer
Michigan Radio
It all depends on how you want to look at the numbers. But in this case, Ron French says Schauer is treading on thin ice. “Truth Squad finds that it's true that Snyder did cut education funding in the first year of office. Since then, education funding ...

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The GOP's new take on pre-K - Politico

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:06

Politico

The GOP's new take on pre-K
Politico
In Texas, having two candidates duke it out over how to make pre-K better is ultimately “a win-win,” said Steve Barnett, director of the National Institute for Early Education Research. ... And pre-K could be a winner for a governor or future ...

Tim Skubick: We'll see if Gov. Snyder's charmed political life continues - MLive.com

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:08

Tim Skubick: We'll see if Gov. Snyder's charmed political life continues
MLive.com
And the old standbys: cuts to education and huge tax breaks for wealthy corporations are not exactly part of the Democratic platform. Yet the governor circumvented the GOP naysayers in the legislature to potentially build a new bridge with thousands of ...

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