Snyder's Education Cuts

Democrats demand drilling tax to fund schools - Bucks County Courier Times

Wed, 2014-08-27 19:04

Democrats demand drilling tax to fund schools
Bucks County Courier Times
Standing outside the Snyder-Girotti Elementary School in Bristol, she and fellow Democrats also lambasted Republicans on education spending. “Our kids ... At the press conference, McGinty insisted that Corbett had cut education spending by $1 billion.

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5 Reasons Why Rick Snyder Is One of the Worst Candidates for Working ... - AFL-CIO (blog)

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:31

5 Reasons Why Rick Snyder Is One of the Worst Candidates for Working ...
AFL-CIO (blog)
Despite the increased need for education in tough economic times, Snyder cut funding for schools while making sure to fund tax breaks for big corporations. According to the Detroit Free Press, “And then, to add financial insult to injury, Gov. Rick ...

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5 Reasons Why Rick Snyder Is One of the Worst Candidates for Working ... - AFL-CIO (blog)

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:31

5 Reasons Why Rick Snyder Is One of the Worst Candidates for Working ...
AFL-CIO (blog)
Despite the increased need for education in tough economic times, Snyder cut funding for schools while making sure to fund tax breaks for big corporations. According to the Detroit Free Press, “And then, to add financial insult to injury, Gov. Rick ...

GAGG And LGBT: Gearing Up For November - pride source.com

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:30

pride source.com

GAGG And LGBT: Gearing Up For November
pride source.com
Totten asked DeBoer, the plaintiff in the DeBoer v Snyder case, to nominate him for Michigan attorney general and vows to dismiss the 6th Circuit Appeal of Judge Friedman's decision the day he is sworn into office. The incumbent for Totten's race ...

When schools close - Carroll Daily Times Herald

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:46

Carroll Daily Times Herald

When schools close
Carroll Daily Times Herald
This confluence of factors results in declining enrollment, a reality that hits rural districts particularly hard - with state funding tied to this decreasing enrollment, school boards across the state have found themselves needing to cut costs. In ...

4 College Students Killed in Ohio Plane Crash - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

Tue, 2014-08-26 22:30

4 College Students Killed in Ohio Plane Crash
Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio
CLEVELAND — A small rented airplane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Monday in suburban Cleveland, killing all four college students aboard on the first day of classes. A witness said he and others ran toward the plane hoping to help but it ...

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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 ...

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