Snyder's Education Cuts

Democratic gov ad repeats false claim on education cuts - Lansing State Journal

Wed, 2014-09-03 19:22

Lansing State Journal

Democratic gov ad repeats false claim on education cuts
Lansing State Journal
It's true that Snyder initially recommended cuts to 2012 school aid that the House Fiscal Agency pegged at $961 million, which included about $520 million in federal cuts. But by the time the budget was finalized, improving revenues and other factors ...

Fact check: Democratic gov ad repeats false claim on education cuts - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:54

Fact check: Democratic gov ad repeats false claim on education cuts
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — The Democratic Governors Association released a new TV ad in support of Michigan candidate Mark Schauer Wednesday that repeats the false claim that Gov. Rick Snyder cut $1 billion from education. Otherwise, the 30-second ad, titled ...

Fact check: Democratic gov ad repeats false claim on education cuts - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-09-03 16:41

Fact check: Democratic gov ad repeats false claim on education cuts
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — The Democratic Governors Association released a new TV ad in support of Michigan candidate Mark Schauer Wednesday that repeats the false claim that Gov. Rick Snyder cut $1 billion from education. Otherwise, the 30-second ad, titled ...

Judge forces Detroit bankruptcy foe to name its price: 75% of what's owed - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-09-03 15:59

Judge forces Detroit bankruptcy foe to name its price: 75% of what's owed
Detroit Free Press
Core to the city's plan is the grand bargain, which would allow the city to accept $816 million over 20 years from the state of Michigan, nonprofit foundations and Detroit Institute of Arts donors to reduce pension cuts and protect the DIA in a trust ...

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Senate a tossup Giffords group jumps into Barber race Kansas Davis goes on air - Politico

Wed, 2014-09-03 10:12

New York Times

Senate a tossup Giffords group jumps into Barber race Kansas Davis goes on air
Politico
Rick Snyder on education cuts. It's the group's seventh ad of the race, according to a statement, and features a woman who identifies herself as a 25-year teacher. She contrasts education cuts with administration pay raises and Snyder's cousin's ...
US election campaign: Two right-wing parties offer no solution to social crisisWorld Socialist Web Site

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AAPS Superintendent Tells Crowd at Rally: State K-12 Funding Cuts Causing a ... - The Ann Arbor Independent

Wed, 2014-09-03 09:00

AAPS Superintendent Tells Crowd at Rally: State K-12 Funding Cuts Causing a ...
The Ann Arbor Independent
Snyder's $15 billion education budget earlier this year increased funding to disproportionately represented schools such as charters. Strassel and others said charters represent a conflict of interest within the education system. Irwin said schools ...

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UNLV law school facing $3 million deficit - Mohave Valley News

Wed, 2014-09-03 08:09

UNLV law school facing $3 million deficit
Mohave Valley News
UNLV Acting President Don Snyder said afterward that he was grateful the regents supported the funding request. It still needs approval from a state Legislature that is also expected to consider several other higher education projects, including a ...
Financial stresses challenge UNLV law schoolLas Vegas Review-Journal
Boyd law school at UNLV asking state to help make up budget deficit; tuition ...Daily Journal

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Brothers in crime do time - Colorado Springs Independent

Wed, 2014-09-03 03:11

Brothers in crime do time
Colorado Springs Independent
State police charged Stacy Varner, 47, and Glenda Snyder, 64, with attacking each other with a stuffed deer head during an argument in Cromwell Township, Pa. ... A woman told sheriff's deputies in Monroe County, Fla., that boyfriend Carlos Miguel ...

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Politics and Prejudices - Detroit Metro Times (blog)

Wed, 2014-09-03 01:08

Detroit Metro Times (blog)

Politics and Prejudices
Detroit Metro Times (blog)
Snyder, will probably crush their Democratic rivals, Deborah Thomas and Bill Murphy. The Republicans will not only have more ... Oddly enough, voters across the state elect the boards of governors or regents of the University of Michigan, Michigan ...

Chris Cooley and Bob Costas squared off on ESPN's 'Outside the Lines' - Washington Post (blog)

Wed, 2014-09-03 00:41

Chris Cooley and Bob Costas squared off on ESPN's 'Outside the Lines'
Washington Post (blog)
It included an interview with owner Daniel Snyder, who repeated many of the talking points he had established in an August discussion with Chris Cooley on ESPN 980. Speaking of Cooley, he also made an ... “But there's a reasoned objection to the ...

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Snyder scores 3 out of 4 for truthfulness on new 'Numbers' campaign ad - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-09-02 23:58

Snyder scores 3 out of 4 for truthfulness on new 'Numbers' campaign ad
Detroit Free Press
Responding to those shortfalls was the major reason for a raft of cuts Snyder announced in 2011, including a $300-per-pupil cut to K-12 funding, though improving revenues and other factors ultimately led to significant softening of that proposed cut ...

UNLV revises tax initiative analysis - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tue, 2014-09-02 21:17

UNLV revises tax initiative analysis
Las Vegas Review-Journal
University of Nevada, Las Vegas President Don Snyder last week distanced the university from the study after businesses and gaming leaders opposed to the tax said it was flawed. Snyder said the study “does not represent the position or views of the ...

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Small crowd gathers for first 'Turnaround Tuesday' rally at Statehouse - Lawrence Journal World

Tue, 2014-09-02 20:52

Small crowd gathers for first 'Turnaround Tuesday' rally at Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World
... about the cuts that Gov. (Sam) Brownback has made," said Bill Cutler of Topeka. "But I just thought it was a nice way to come together and get educated and show that there are people who care about these issues." ... "I believe this administration ...

Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale! - People's World

Tue, 2014-09-02 19:26

Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale!
People's World
To thunderous applause he declared, "I will repeal Right-to-Work-for-less," a hated piece of legislation Governor Rick Snyder signed after initially saying it "wasn't on his agenda." Schauer said Snyder cuts millions from education and raised taxes on ...

State House Dems call for higher minimum school funding - Michigan Radio

Tue, 2014-09-02 17:45

State House Dems call for higher minimum school funding
Michigan Radio
As many Michigan students return to school, the debate over education funding is starting up again at the state Capitol in Lansing. Credit Sarah Hulett / Michigan Radio ... Andy Schor, D-Lansing, says those districts are being forced to make difficult ...
Michigan Democrats Want More Money For Public SchoolsWEMU

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Performance-Based Budgeting Makes a Comeback in State Capitals3:00 PM ET - GovExec.com

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:04

Performance-Based Budgeting Makes a Comeback in State Capitals3:00 PM ET
GovExec.com
“Performance-based budgeting,” buzzwords for states making spending decisions based on specific benchmarks, gained traction in the 1990s, then fell out of favor during the budget-cutting era of the Great Recession. Now the strategy is .... He knows ...

UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee - Niagara Frontier Publications

Tue, 2014-09-02 14:31

UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee
Niagara Frontier Publications
Canty has headed UB's division of cardiovascular medicine since 2006, leading the university's cardiovascular medicine faculty; fostering expansion of programs in education, research and clinical care; and integrating the university's cardiology ...

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UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee - Niagara Frontier Publications

Tue, 2014-09-02 14:31

UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee
Niagara Frontier Publications
Canty has headed UB's division of cardiovascular medicine since 2006, leading the university's cardiovascular medicine faculty; fostering expansion of programs in education, research and clinical care; and integrating the university's cardiology ...

Detroit on edge as judge prepares to consider bankruptcy plan - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:42

Detroit on edge as judge prepares to consider bankruptcy plan
Los Angeles Times
Rick Snyder with devil's horns — and creditors filing hundreds of motions protesting the bankruptcy. But if the last few days ... Under the plan, which retirees and employees voted on and approved, non-uniformed retirees will see a 4.5% cut to their ...

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Snyder talks 'road to recovery' in new campaign ad: 'You might not feel it yet ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:24

Snyder talks 'road to recovery' in new campaign ad: 'You might not feel it yet ...
MLive.com
Snyder has put more state resources into K-12 education since lost federal dollars fueled cuts in his first budget, but a good portion of the new money has gone to retirement costs rather than classrooms. Michigan's unemployment rate is near its lowest ...
Labor stokes Democratic support for Michigan governor, US Senate racesThe Detroit News

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