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Poll: Spend surplus money on roads - Dearborn Press and Guide

Tue, 2014-02-18 08:02

Poll: Spend surplus money on roads
Dearborn Press and Guide
By a wide margin, Michigan voters say they would prefer to spend the state's surplus funds on roads rather than tax cuts – apparently with good reason. Statistics show that ... 5-11 asked voters how the Legislature should handle a budget surplus of ...

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Michigan should spend surplus to fix roads, Brooks says to Snyder - Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Tue, 2014-02-18 07:51

Michigan should spend surplus to fix roads, Brooks says to Snyder
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Democrats want him to restore what they say are cuts to public education and to restore tax credits and deductions stripped from the middle class and seniors. Those points are being hammered home in advertising by Democrats and by Snyder's likely ...

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Workers Inquiry discussion focuses on political strategy to oppose Detroit ... - World Socialist Web Site

Tue, 2014-02-18 01:47

World Socialist Web Site

Workers Inquiry discussion focuses on political strategy to oppose Detroit ...
World Socialist Web Site
In fact, the feeling among more workers in Detroit who are facing massive cuts, including Water Department workers, bus drivers, firefighters, is a sentiment of struggle.” ... Responding, Griffin and another contributor who called for the removal of ...

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Tue, 2014-02-18 01:47

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World Socialist Web Site
“We need to educate more people. We have to know who we ... There have been $14 million in cuts to mental health in Michigan by the Snyder administration, which is forcing people to go onto Medicaid in order to maintain their services. Linda. “The ...

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Forget math in school funding debate - Livingston Daily

Tue, 2014-02-18 00:51

Forget math in school funding debate
Livingston Daily
Snyder said that per-pupil funding from state sources had risen $660 during his administration, provoking charges from Democrats that the administration is using creative accounting paper over what amounts to a real reduction. Who's telling the ...

School board finalizes plan to save Saginaw High - The Detroit News

Mon, 2014-02-17 19:25

School board finalizes plan to save Saginaw High
The Detroit News
Saginaw — A new cost-cutting plan for Saginaw's public school district avoids closing Saginaw High School while shutting three other schools. The Saginaw News reports that the Saginaw School District Board of Education met Monday and voted to finalize ...

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School board finalizes plan to save Saginaw High - The Detroit News

Mon, 2014-02-17 19:09

School board finalizes plan to save Saginaw High
The Detroit News
Saginaw — A new cost-cutting plan for Saginaw's public school district avoids closing Saginaw High School while shutting three other schools. The Saginaw News reports that the Saginaw School District Board of Education met Monday and voted to finalize ...

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STATE: Poll: Spend money on roads - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Mon, 2014-02-17 14:06

STATE: Poll: Spend money on roads
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
By a wide margin, Michigan voters say they would prefer to spend the state's surplus funds on roads rather than tax cuts – apparently with good reason. Statistics show that ... 5-11 asked voters how the Legislature should handle a budget surplus of ...

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Most Americans grapple with income inequality - The Tand D.com

Mon, 2014-02-17 11:07

Most Americans grapple with income inequality
The Tand D.com
She and other FAITH administrators decry recent cuts in food stamp benefits and long-term unemployment assistance. ... But Ricky's new job in financial services proves it's possible to do better if you pursue an education, the elder Sarmiento says ...

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Michigan roads rank worst, voters say get it done - The Macomb Daily

Mon, 2014-02-17 10:16

Michigan roads rank worst, voters say get it done
The Macomb Daily
By a wide margin, Michigan voters say they would prefer to spend the state's surplus funds on roads rather than tax cuts – apparently with good reason. Statistics show that ... 5-11 asked voters how the Legislature should handle a budget surplus of ...

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Michigan roads rank worst, voters say get it done - Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Mon, 2014-02-17 10:13

Michigan roads rank worst, voters say get it done
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
By a wide margin, Michigan voters say they would prefer to spend the state's surplus funds on roads rather than tax cuts – apparently with good reason. Statistics show that ... 5-11 asked voters how the Legislature should handle a budget surplus of ...

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Health law squeeze - Kokomo Tribune

Mon, 2014-02-17 03:06

Health law squeeze
Kokomo Tribune
Ivy Tech Community College adjunct professor Michele Harding's workload has been cut in half this semester as an indirect result of the Affordable Care Act. In her 15 years at Ivy ... To offer benefits to adjunct faculty as full-time employees would ...

“This country could have a revolution” Detroit Inquiry attendees denounce ... - World Socialist Web Site

Mon, 2014-02-17 02:39

World Socialist Web Site

“This country could have a revolution” Detroit Inquiry attendees denounce ...
World Socialist Web Site
We know [Republican Michigan Governor Rick] Snyder is our enemy, but the Democrats have betrayed us just the same, to gain a fortune for themselves. And the unions get in bed with management, too. How crooked they ... I left at $28 and hour, and now ...

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There are many concerns regarding Michigan's schools - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Mon, 2014-02-17 00:57

There are many concerns regarding Michigan's schools
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
Michigan has cut 16 percent in inflation-adjusted dollars for K-12 education. Over the past 10 years, Michigan made a 29 percent real reduction in higher education support, which we are just beginning to turn back with Gov. Rick Snyder's latest budget ...

Challenge to law can move forward - Port Huron Times Herald

Sun, 2014-02-16 20:18

Challenge to law can move forward
Port Huron Times Herald
Rick Snyder and the state treasurer, the lawsuit has 11 lawyers working on behalf of more than 20 plaintiffs, including union leaders, ministers, Detroit school board members and city council members from Flint, Pontiac and Benton Harbor. ... and the ...

EMU'S ties to EAA detrimental to education students - Eastern Echo

Sun, 2014-02-16 16:49

EMU'S ties to EAA detrimental to education students
Eastern Echo
Rick Snyder. “EAA is a charter school district set up by the state of Michigan. It's basically the education branch of the emergency financial manager,” EMU master's degree student Phil Patterson said. According to EMU's EAA webpage, the university ...

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Let It Rip Weekend: Pay It Forward, EAA & Stripper Outreach - MyFox Detroit

Sun, 2014-02-16 10:55

Let It Rip Weekend: Pay It Forward, EAA & Stripper Outreach
MyFox Detroit
Is it a great bargain for those who want a quality education? Or is a deal that's too good to be true? Here to debate it is State Rep. Dave Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights), the bill's sponsor, and Audrey Spalding, Education Director for the Mackinac Center ...

Letters to the South Oakland Eccentric - Hometownlife.com

Sun, 2014-02-16 06:57

Letters to the South Oakland Eccentric
Hometownlife.com
Rick Snyder announced that he would be initiating a new effort to combat invasive species in Michigan and the Great Lakes. He said, “There's too much talk and not enough action on invasive species.” I couldn't agree more. We already are spending large ...

Challenge to emergency manager law moves forward after Detroit case dropped - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2014-02-16 00:10

Challenge to emergency manager law moves forward after Detroit case dropped
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder and the state treasurer, the lawsuit has 11 lawyers working on behalf of more than 20 plaintiffs, including union leaders, ministers, Detroit school board members and city council members from Flint, Pontiac and Benton Harbor. ... and the ...

Dump too close to Great Lake - Port Huron Times Herald

Sat, 2014-02-15 21:23

Dump too close to Great Lake
Port Huron Times Herald
It's a draw from businesses outside the community to know that you've got an educated labor force and from which you can draw jobs. It's also a benefit to the local schools in the sense that RESA picks up ... I would start with a 10 percent to 20 ...

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