Snyder's Education Cuts

Remember me on this computer - The New Republic

Tue, 2014-05-20 11:36

Remember me on this computer
The New Republic
GP: This is the sort of Tim Snyder hypothesis, that Putin changed his objective. His objective was to lock .... Every Sunday, girls with flowers in their hair and musicians—the guy who's now the education minister organized the “Maidan University ...

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Lawmakers plan initial vote on Detroit bankruptcy - KTVL

Tue, 2014-05-20 09:14

Lawmakers plan initial vote on Detroit bankruptcy
KTVL
... brokered with bankruptcy mediators. The legislation commits $194.8 million to help prevent steeper cuts to retiree pensions and the sale of pieces at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Foundations and the museum have pledged hundreds of millions of ...

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Kohn: Smarter way to protest college speakers - KSPR

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:51

Kohn: Smarter way to protest college speakers
KSPR
Rick Snyder was their commencement speaker. Snyder had proposed more than $200 million in higher education budget cuts. Unfortunately, though, out of 5,500 graduates, only a few dozen stood in protest. Organize a picket: Sure it's old-fashioned, but it ...

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COLUMN: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:10

COLUMN: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
The findings indicate that Snyder's old-school tax reforms made Michigan tax policy even more regressive, but decades-long mythology about the power of tax cuts remains. “We know these cuts have led to major reductions in the size of government – a key ...

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Road funding package endorsed by Governor Snyder - WKZO

Tue, 2014-05-20 04:26

Road funding package endorsed by Governor Snyder
WKZO
She is afraid that Education and social service programs may get cut. The House bill would slowly increase the gas tax by a penny each year, although there has been some criticism that it doesn't increase it fast enough, and the Senate may accelerate ...

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University planning addition to Robinson, Anderson Halls - Tufts Daily

Mon, 2014-05-19 18:19

University planning addition to Robinson, Anderson Halls
Tufts Daily
"This science complex, integrated with Anderson and Robinson, is an incredibly powerful symbol of the future," Snyder said. ... "Quality research and teaching space is needed to offer a cutting edge education in engineering and to recruit top-notch ...

May 19, 2014: Council Live Updates - The Ann Arbor Chronicle

Mon, 2014-05-19 16:29

May 19, 2014: Council Live Updates
The Ann Arbor Chronicle
The approach targets six priority areas, and identifies lead agencies for each area: (1) housing and homelessness – Washtenaw Housing Alliance; (2) aging – Blueprint for Aging; (3) school-aged youth – Washtenaw Alliance for Children and Youth ...

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Akron budget proposes slight increase in programs - Buffalo News

Mon, 2014-05-19 11:27

Akron budget proposes slight increase in programs
Buffalo News
Akron. What you need to know: The district still has a long way to go to close the “educational gap” created by funding cuts in previous years, but, fortunately, is looking at a slight increase in programs and services, according to Superintendent ...

COLUMN: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Mon, 2014-05-19 10:52

COLUMN: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
A new report released last week found that Snyder's $1.7 billion business tax cuts that were sold as a key to reviving economic prosperity have not delivered. Instead, they have followed a long line of Michigan tax cuts that led to reductions in basic ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Kansas City Star

Mon, 2014-05-19 09:53

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Kansas City Star
Few Pentagon budget cut proposals have raised more protest than the Thunderbolt's retirement. The plane, nicknamed "The Warthog" for its distinctive appearance, has a long and distinguished history that began .... As Snyder noted to The Sentinel, the ...

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Early Projections for the San Francisco 49ers' Final 53-Man Roster - Bleacher Report

Mon, 2014-05-19 03:41

Bleacher Report

Early Projections for the San Francisco 49ers' Final 53-Man Roster
Bleacher Report
The San Francisco 49ers will have some difficult decisions to make when it comes time to cut their roster down. From top to bottom, there may not be a more talented 90-man unit in the NFL. Some talented reserves and practice squad possibilities will ...

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Cuts to Detroit pensions set dangerous precedent - Al Jazeera America

Mon, 2014-05-19 01:01

Cuts to Detroit pensions set dangerous precedent
Al Jazeera America
These outcomes contradict historical precedent: In major municipal bankruptcies such as Orange County, California, in 1994 and Jefferson County, Alabama, in 2011, no cuts to pensions ensued. ... Rick Snyder. One of Orr's first acts was to lower the ...

Editorial: Delta College tuition increase unfortunate, but understandable - The Bay City Times

Sun, 2014-05-18 22:55

Editorial: Delta College tuition increase unfortunate, but understandable
The Bay City Times
To its credit, Delta will cut $2.7 million in spending without cutting programs or services in its proposed budget. Lutz said eliminating 15 administrative ... Rick Snyder's tuition restraints in order to maintain full state funding. That limit ...

Educators, others seek more funding from state lawmakers - Midland Daily News

Sun, 2014-05-18 09:36

Educators, others seek more funding from state lawmakers
Midland Daily News
She attends meetings at school to try to figure out how to do more with less. On her sign was a picture of Riley, her granddaughter, who is almost two. Tammy Lewis said it has been difficult because Gov. Rick Snyder has cut funds for K-12 education ...

Boards seeks to entice teachers to retire early - Carroll Daily Times Herald

Sun, 2014-05-18 09:11

Boards seeks to entice teachers to retire early
Carroll Daily Times Herald
The Carroll Community School District board of education voted Monday night to offer a lucrative early-retirement package this year in an effort to limit cuts to the 2014-15 general-fund budget. There will be no early-retirement package offered next ...

Viewpoints: Silicon Valley invests in a candidate for tech - Sacramento Bee

Sun, 2014-05-18 03:14

Viewpoints: Silicon Valley invests in a candidate for tech
Sacramento Bee
Harry Snyder is a consumer advocate and lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. He is the former director for the West Coast regional office of Consumers Union. • Read more articles by Harry Snyder · Order Story ...

Democrats push voter turnout at annual dinner - The Daily Telegram

Sun, 2014-05-18 00:07

Democrats push voter turnout at annual dinner
The Daily Telegram
Rick Snyder really badly. Really, really, really badly,” he said he feels “just about as strongly” about Pam Byrnes defeating Walberg. Byrnes, a former county road commissioner and state legislator from Chelsea, said Walberg “is the posterchild for ...

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North Carolina Governor Tested by Own GOP as Legislators Return - New York Times

Sat, 2014-05-17 20:38

North Carolina Governor Tested by Own GOP as Legislators Return
New York Times
“I will probably be more assertive and proactive than in the first year, which I frankly thought was extremely assertive — we passed a major tax reform, transportation reform and a vocational education bill to increase opportunities for high school ...

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SELWESKI: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be - Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Sat, 2014-05-17 17:28

SELWESKI: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
The findings indicate that Snyder's old-school tax reforms made Michigan tax policy even more regressive, but decades-long mythology about the power of tax cuts remains. “We know these cuts have led to major reductions in the size of government – a key ...

SELWESKI: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be - Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Sat, 2014-05-17 17:28

SELWESKI: Tax cuts just aren't what they used to be
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
The findings indicate that Snyder's old-school tax reforms made Michigan tax policy even more regressive, but decades-long mythology about the power of tax cuts remains. “We know these cuts have led to major reductions in the size of government – a key ...

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