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Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballot - Sentinel-Standard

Fri, 2014-08-01 18:46

Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballot
Sentinel-Standard
Single top issue for Michigan and your plan to address it: We need to reverse Rick Snyder's $1 billion in education cuts, which raise class sizes, hurt school quality, and make it harder for our children to compete for the jobs of the future. As ...

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 27, 2014 - Publishers Weekly

Fri, 2014-08-01 17:20

Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 27, 2014
Publishers Weekly
One week after the first trailer for the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey debuted (and quickly became the most viewed YouTube film preview of 2014), the books in E.L. James's trilogy landed in the top three spots in the Romance category on Apple ...

Grandfather Inspires Buffalo Student to Pursue Health Care Career - University of Wyoming News

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:58

Grandfather Inspires Buffalo Student to Pursue Health Care Career
University of Wyoming News
August 1, 2014 — As a young child, Grace Gardner of Buffalo would don rubber gloves and, with a toy knife, she pretended to cut into her stuffed animals to perform surgery. Inspired by her grandfather, Dr. Ron Gardner, she wanted to be a doctor some ...

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Detroit kindergartens “experiment” with 100-student class sizes - World Socialist Web Site

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:03

Detroit kindergartens “experiment” with 100-student class sizes
World Socialist Web Site
In Detroit, under the control of an emergency manager both in the city and school district, bankruptcy is being used to drastically reduce the living standards of the working class population, including the caliber of education for its youth. The city ...

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Proposal 1 has broad support, but passage no sure thing - Livingston Daily

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:02

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Proposal 1 has broad support, but passage no sure thing
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Experienced candidates vie for District 11 Senate seat - The Oakland Press

Fri, 2014-08-01 04:46

Experienced candidates vie for District 11 Senate seat
The Oakland Press
“First, Michigan must restore money diverted from the Student Aid Fund to pay for Governor (Rick) Snyder's corporate tax cut,” Lipton said, advocating for a bill that would commission a study to determine the true cost of education in Michigan. Barnett ...

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In Mich. governor race, challenger lags in everything but optimism - Toledo Blade

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:04

In Mich. governor race, challenger lags in everything but optimism
Toledo Blade
Since then, some people who voted for Mr. Snyder have been stunned by his policies, which, as his challenger noted, have included “education cuts, a tax on retiree pensions, a property tax increase on business, all to provide a $1.8 billion tax cut ...

Time to revive the Michigan Dream - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:02

Time to revive the Michigan Dream
The Detroit News
Unfortunately, after nearly four years on the job, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has put our Michigan Dream at risk, dismantling our public education system, making college unaffordable for many, cutting money for vital services like police and fire ...

Time to revive the Michigan Dream - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:02

Time to revive the Michigan Dream
The Detroit News
Unfortunately, after nearly four years on the job, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has put our Michigan Dream at risk, dismantling our public education system, making college unaffordable for many, cutting money for vital services like police and fire ...

Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November - People's World

Thu, 2014-07-31 22:44

Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November
People's World
Rick Snyder. Snyder's legislative successes include a right-to-work for less law, a law letting the state impose a czar on "failing" local governments - used to force Detroit into bankruptcy - and abolition of teacher tenure, among other items. In ...

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters - FactCheck.org

Thu, 2014-07-31 18:15

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters
FactCheck.org
We found it even includes legislation that cut taxes, could save money and had no fiscal impact. Michigan's 4th Congressional District is now ... It turns out that the Moolenaar campaign is referring to payments of $45,899 and $47,519 that the Michigan ...

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Don't forget to VOTE in primary August 5 - cedarspringspost

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:52

Don't forget to VOTE in primary August 5
cedarspringspost
Labeling himself “one tough nerd,” and “Michigan's Comeback Kid,” his website says that since Rick Snyder took office, Michigan has created more than 220,000 private sector jobs, and our state is #1 in the country for states that have recovered most ...

Mailbag, Part I: - Lynchburg News and Advance

Thu, 2014-07-31 11:53

Mailbag, Part I:
Lynchburg News and Advance
(In Virginia, prep schools seem to be the route a lot of guys go, rather than community colleges.) Going the JUCO route is probably not something you want to do regularly. Only Kansas State's Bill Snyder seems to do be able to do that dance on a yearly ...

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Thu, 2014-07-31 11:39

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Thu, 2014-07-31 10:57

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Wonkbook: Before you get too excited about yesterday's GDP report… - Washington Post (blog)

Thu, 2014-07-31 08:34

Wonkbook: Before you get too excited about yesterday's GDP report…
Washington Post (blog)
This report may be a sign that governments at all levels...are groping toward a new balance and that most of the budget cutting that characterized recent years is now in the rear-view mirror. That could help set the stage for .... SNYDER: Colleges aren ...

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board - World Socialist Web Site

Thu, 2014-07-31 01:42

World Socialist Web Site

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board
World Socialist Web Site
The line is that somehow Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, is exclusively responsible for the water shutoffs, even though he is working closely with Democrats in every aspect of the restructuring of Detroit. ... In opposition to the pro ...

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The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board - World Socialist Web Site

Thu, 2014-07-31 01:42

World Socialist Web Site

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board
World Socialist Web Site
The line is that somehow Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, is exclusively responsible for the water shutoffs, even though he is working closely with Democrats in every aspect of the restructuring of Detroit. ... In opposition to the pro ...

Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-07-31 00:24

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Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions
The Detroit News
Michigan's chapter of the National Organization for Women sees it as a funds shift in which the state forgoes a big chunk of annual revenue that it inevitably will have to replace — or cut important services to make up for it. A no vote would keep the ...
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-07-30 23:17

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Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Detroit Free Press
But confusion may be the greatest obstacle to passage of the proposal, since the tax cut isn't even mentioned in the ballot language, and experts say a confused voter is more likely to vote no. “People don't understand the issue,” said Dennis ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News

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