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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's 2015 State of the State Speech (Text and Video) - Governing

Thu, 2015-01-22 11:50

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's 2015 State of the State Speech (Text and Video)
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Let me talk about education. We should be absolutely proud, we have been a leader in the nation with early childhood and pre-school education. The last two years we made major budget commitments; $65 million a year for a total of $130 million in an ...

Gov. Rick Snyder (Photo: Dale G. Young / The Detroit News) - The Detroit News

Thu, 2015-01-22 10:35

The Detroit News

Gov. Rick Snyder (Photo: Dale G. Young / The Detroit News)
The Detroit News
That's an industrial double-edged sword that cuts in the state's favor so long as economic conditions and domestic demand move in the right direction. ... Its workforce is not as flexible as the Carolinas, nor nearly as well-educated as that in ...

Bloody, Bloody Beekman Place: Where the Wealthy Wind Up Dead - Daily Beast

Thu, 2015-01-22 09:21

Daily Beast

Bloody, Bloody Beekman Place: Where the Wealthy Wind Up Dead
Daily Beast
What made the story catnip to the tabloids was not only the irresistibly lurid ingredients of the apparently parricidal crime—unstable golden boy allegedly shoots his multimillionaire dad over a $200 cut in his monthly allowance—but its setting: what ...

GOP Governors Trumpet Successes, but Face New Budget Challenges - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Thu, 2015-01-22 06:33

Wall Street Journal (blog)

GOP Governors Trumpet Successes, but Face New Budget Challenges
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fond of his “one-tough-nerd” label, Mr. Snyder laid out a range of ideas that cut across conservative orthodoxy. He urged voters ... Mr. Walker's breezy State of the State speech hit on proposed innovations in job training and heightened educational ...

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Snyder plans shakeup to help poor, urges tax hike for roads; Glenn, Brunner ... - Midland Daily News

Thu, 2015-01-22 00:21

MSU State News

Snyder plans shakeup to help poor, urges tax hike for roads; Glenn, Brunner ...
Midland Daily News
... and women choose for themselves,” Glenn said. Snyder also outlined new education initiatives to ensure more students enjoy access to opportunity without needing government aid in the first place. ... Snyder made government restructuring the key ...
In first address of second term, Snyder focuses on governmentMSU State News
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Are more higher education funding cuts on the horizon? - MSU State News

Wed, 2015-01-21 21:44

MSU State News

Are more higher education funding cuts on the horizon?
MSU State News
Though there has been a lot of information in the past few days about possible budget cuts, Snyder didn't go into details in his fifth State of the State address. “(The budget) is going to require special work,” Snyder said. “We are not going to be ...
Snyder promotes trades training after State of the StateBellingham Herald
Gov. pushes for skilled tradesLivingston Daily

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CASMAN Academy honors board of education - Manisteenews

Wed, 2015-01-21 20:21

Manisteenews

CASMAN Academy honors board of education
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MANISTEE — Serving on a board of education can at times be a difficult task. None of the board of education members in Manistee County receive compensation for their service, so that is the reason every January school districts honor them during ...

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Local education officials welcome governor's third grade reading initiatives - Holland Sentinel

Wed, 2015-01-21 19:18

MiamiHerald.com

Local education officials welcome governor's third grade reading initiatives
Holland Sentinel
Snyder cited the statistic that third grade reading proficiency has improved by 10 percent over the past five years to 70 percent proficient — a metric Snyder said “doesn't cut it.” “I was very pleased with the tone of the message that education is a ...
Snyder promotes trades training after State of the StatePetoskey News-Review

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Snyder Plans Shakeup To Help Poor, Urges Tax Hike For Roads - CBS Local

Wed, 2015-01-21 18:09

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Snyder Plans Shakeup To Help Poor, Urges Tax Hike For Roads
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor enter society's mainstream, also calling in his fifth State of the State speech for passage of a sales tax hike on the May ...
Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity'WZZM
Snyder plans shakeup to help poor, urges tax hike for roads; Glenn, Brunner ...Midland Daily News
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Hail to the States - City Journal

Wed, 2015-01-21 18:08

City Journal

Hail to the States
City Journal
Michigan governor Rick Snyder eliminated the state's ineffective Michigan Business Tax and replaced it with a flat corporate tax. ... As one executive told the magazine, “The education and quality of eligible employees is excellent right now ...
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Michigan Congressional Members React to State of the Union - 9&10 News

Wed, 2015-01-21 16:44

9&10 News

Michigan Congressional Members React to State of the Union
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Just about hour after Governor Snyder finished his State of the State address, President Obama took the podium in front of a joint session of Congress. He started by telling American's his policies work -- using the improved economy as an example. But ...
Obama outlines aggressive agenda despite GOP control of CongressIndianapolis Star
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Gov. Snyder promotes skilled trades apprenticeships after State of the State ... - Fox Business

Wed, 2015-01-21 16:37

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Gov. Snyder promotes skilled trades apprenticeships after State of the State ...
Fox Business
Snyder's push comes as he faces a $289 million shortfall in the current budget, largely because of higher-than-expected business tax credits being claimed. But he said he opposes across-the-board cuts and increased spending on skilled trades education ...
State of the State Reaction: How to Pay for RoadsWMUK

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Local Dems seek details on Snyder's proposals - Hometownlife.com

Wed, 2015-01-21 15:52

Local Dems seek details on Snyder's proposals
Hometownlife.com
He said his concern is that the governor will "abandon those motives and cut staff." Gregory said that those two ... Snyder also proposed improving aid for prenatal to third grade education, something Gregory termed "great ideas." "I'm all for that ...

Grading Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: How did he do on his 2015 State of the ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-01-21 10:31

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Grading Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: How did he do on his 2015 State of the ...
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LANSING, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder touched on a lot in a packed State of the State address, but how will did his speech fare among a panel of politicos? We posed one question to a pack of pundits who tuned in Tuesday night: "What grade would you give the ...
Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity'WZZM
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State of the State Reaction: How to Pay for Roads - WMUK

Wed, 2015-01-21 09:40

WMUK

State of the State Reaction: How to Pay for Roads
WMUK
Asked how he would like to address that shortfall, Nesbitt says protecting education funding is a top priority for lawmakers. He says it's important to move quickly to avoid larger cuts. Nesbitt says tax credits promised under the Engler and Granholm ...

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Reactions to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of State address - WSBT-TV

Wed, 2015-01-21 08:34

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Reactions to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of State address
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"The governor discussed some important plans that prioritize the needs of Michigan residents, including bettering early childhood education programs. Now, the governor and legislators must take action to make plans a reality, without continuing to cut ...
Grading Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder: How did he do on his 2015 State of the ...MLive.com
In first address of second term, Snyder focuses on governmentMSU State News
Snyder plans shakeup to combine state health and human services agencies ...Crain's Detroit Business
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Muskegon lawmakers respond to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State speech - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:52

Muskegon lawmakers respond to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State speech
MLive.com
This session, she was named chairwoman of the House Education Committee. ... She questioned Snyder's announcement of trying to re-organize social service programs and said the governor wasn't clear on whether or not programs would be cut. "The 'river ...

Snyder plans shakeup to help poor, urges tax hike for roads - The Oakland Press

Wed, 2015-01-21 03:49

Snyder plans shakeup to help poor, urges tax hike for roads
The Oakland Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor and others enter society's mainstream, also calling in his fifth State of the State speech for passage of a sales tax hike ...

Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity' - WZZM

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:07

WZZM

Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity'
WZZM
Technical training: Expanding on a theme Snyder has been hammering on for more than two years, the governor said he wants to improve the way students move from high school to post-secondary education, with emphasis on improved counseling, training in ...
In first address of second term, Snyder focuses on governmentMSU State News
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Michigan Governor Backs Measure Raising Sales Tax - New York Times

Tue, 2015-01-20 21:58

Michigan Governor Backs Measure Raising Sales Tax
New York Times
Mr. Snyder is expected to address the issue next month as he proposes next year's budget, and some officials in the state suggest that budget cuts appear unavoidable. On Tuesday, Mr. Snyder also said he planned to ... Describing what he calls a “river ...

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