Snyder's Education Cuts

Republicans will have to spin struggling state economies in 2016 - Gant Daily

Tue, 2015-01-13 13:34

Republicans will have to spin struggling state economies in 2016
Gant Daily
His latest budget has seen some of the steepest cuts to higher education ever proposed for the state — so steep, in fact, the Republican speaker of the Louisiana House has vowed to block block them, telling a local outlet the cuts “would set us back ...

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Snyder touts skilled trades at auto show - Hometownlife.com

Tue, 2015-01-13 12:57

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Snyder touts skilled trades at auto show
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"And we need to bring that back – we need to have parents and young people and people looking for their next career understand there's an equally honorable, equally important, equally well-paying track for career tech education in addition to ...
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs road funding bills as committees form for ...MLive.com

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Events Listings: Jan. 14 to 20, 2015 - The Weekender

Tue, 2015-01-13 10:12

Events Listings: Jan. 14 to 20, 2015
The Weekender
Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country with nearly 6000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial booths along with youth livestock shows, cooking demonstrations, horse and tractor pulls, rodeo ...

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Ryan wont run for president in 2016 Van Hollen reveals middle-class tax break ... - Politico

Tue, 2015-01-13 10:12

Ryan wont run for president in 2016 Van Hollen reveals middle-class tax break ...
Politico
Van Hollen said he submitted the plan because he believes Republicans' mantra of cutting taxes for only the wealthy will make the problem worse. He intends to pay for the ... More from Pro Education here: http://politico.pro/14MzLnP. QUICK LINKS: The ...

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2016 GOP govs will have to defend economies - 4029tv

Tue, 2015-01-13 09:40

2016 GOP govs will have to defend economies
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His latest budget has seen some of the steepest cuts to higher education ever proposed for the state --- so steep, in fact, the Republican speaker of the Louisiana House has vowed to block block them, telling a local outlet the cuts "would set us back ...

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San Angelo Broadway Academy Advances to State Theatre Competition - San Angelo LIVE!

Tue, 2015-01-13 09:14

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San Angelo Broadway Academy Advances to State Theatre Competition
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After doing some severe cutting to the script and adapting their roles from 90 down to 60 minutes, the six cast members and seven-member crew from the San Angelo Broadway Academy (SABA) achieved a first in the community's history last weekend, when ...

2016 GOP govs will have to defend economies - WPTZ The Champlain Valley

Tue, 2015-01-13 08:33

2016 GOP govs will have to defend economies
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
His latest budget has seen some of the steepest cuts to higher education ever proposed for the state --- so steep, in fact, the Republican speaker of the Louisiana House has vowed to block block them, telling a local outlet the cuts "would set us back ...

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With Threat of Union Comes a Trickle of Benefits to College Football Players - New York Times

Mon, 2015-01-12 19:53

New York Times

With Threat of Union Comes a Trickle of Benefits to College Football Players
New York Times
Jim Harbaugh experienced a down year in the N.F.L. but no worries: The University of Michigan, a public institution wrestling with budget cuts in a fiscally straitened state, recently agreed to pay him $5 million next year, with millions of dollars of ...

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Proposed bill to require high school senior citizenship test - WJHL

Mon, 2015-01-12 17:51

Proposed bill to require high school senior citizenship test
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“We have a couple of classes that are required in the state of Tennessee that I feel like cover this very well,” said Johnson City Schools Director Secondary Education and Student Services Janie Snyder. Snyder told News Channel 11, Johnson City ...

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs road funding bills as committees form for ... - MLive.com

Mon, 2015-01-12 17:08

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs road funding bills as committees form for ...
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Allard said it's “way too early to” talk about funding for the opposition campaign, noting that the group has just begun reaching out to the donor community, constituent groups and others who would have preferred that lawmakers fix the roads by cutting ...

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Cockeyed Agenda - Michigan Radio

Mon, 2015-01-12 11:41

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Cockeyed Agenda
Michigan Radio
That puts him a cut above a number of new members of the latest Michigan legislature. This week, our ... If a “Life at Conception Act,” does pass both houses and is signed by Governor Snyder, you can bet that it will be immediately hauled into the ...

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Michigan Republicans need to stop lying about classroom funding - Huffington Post

Mon, 2015-01-12 09:53

Michigan Republicans need to stop lying about classroom funding
Huffington Post
If deliberately misleading people is an issue then Mr. Adler should concede that the $1 billion increase he offers has been just as debunked as the $1 billion cut to education funding that Democrats used. Of course focusing on Highland ... The truth is ...

Community college experts welcome Obama's plan, with some reservations - Inside Higher Ed

Mon, 2015-01-12 03:47

Community college experts welcome Obama's plan, with some reservations
Inside Higher Ed
A senior fellow at the Century Foundation, Kahlendberg led a task force that in 2013 issued an influential report about the growing equity divide between the two-year college sector and the rest of higher education. Community colleges increasingly ...

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Legislative leaders gear up for new session in Lansing - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2015-01-12 00:17

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Legislative leaders gear up for new session in Lansing
Detroit Free Press
Lawmakers can't really have final votes on many issues, like the possibility of a cut in the income tax or a final vote on the budget, until they know how voters react to the roads proposal. Funding for public education, local units of government and ...
Brian Dickerson: Learning the price of a free educationBattle Creek Enquirer
New Legislature's early agenda depends on May voteGrand Haven Tribune

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Shifting Tone, GOP Governors Will Face a Test - New York Times

Sun, 2015-01-11 20:08

Shifting Tone, GOP Governors Will Face a Test
New York Times
Rick Snyder of Michigan, who overcame conservative objections to financial aid for Detroit, is proposing higher gasoline taxes to improve roads, which is unpopular on his right. The prospect of sweeping new tax ... Rick Scott, who was sworn in last ...

New Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote - Grand Haven Tribune

Sun, 2015-01-11 17:11

Grand Haven Tribune

New Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote
Grand Haven Tribune
When Snyder and Republicans took control of state government four years ago, they enacted a conservative agenda of business tax cuts, right-to-work laws, toughened emergency manager measures and changes to public workers' retirement benefits. In the ...

Brian Dickerson: Learning the price of a free education - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sun, 2015-01-11 13:50

Battle Creek Enquirer

Brian Dickerson: Learning the price of a free education
Battle Creek Enquirer
Senate Bill 423 would require Snyder's Department of Technology, Management and Budget to tell legislators no later than next January how much it would cost Michigan to provide a free education that enables every student to meet the high school ...
New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May voteAlbany Times Union

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A Closer Look: The fire tax in Cumberland County - Carlisle Sentinel

Sun, 2015-01-11 10:51

Carlisle Sentinel

A Closer Look: The fire tax in Cumberland County
Carlisle Sentinel
Sentinel Reporter Joseph Cress takes a look at the fire tax in Cumberland County. An estimated 15 municipalities across Cumberland County have implemented a fire tax in recent years in support of volunteer companies feeling the double strain of rising ...
FIRE TAX: Chiefs: Levy frees up time, eases volunteer fundraising burdensThe Sentinel

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FIRE TAX: Chiefs: Levy frees up time, eases volunteer fundraising burdens - Carlisle Sentinel

Sun, 2015-01-11 07:06

FIRE TAX: Chiefs: Levy frees up time, eases volunteer fundraising burdens
Carlisle Sentinel
At the same time, increases in food prices and other overhead have cut into the profit margin of traditional fundraising events tied to volunteer fire companies, Snyder said. To remain competitive with other events, many fire companies are reluctant to ...

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Michigan braces to learn the price of a free education - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2015-01-11 00:39

Detroit Free Press

Michigan braces to learn the price of a free education
Detroit Free Press
Senate Bill 423 would require Snyder's Department of Technology, Management and Budget to tell legislators no later than next January how much it would cost Michigan to provide a free education that enables every student to meet the high school ...
New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May votePetoskey News-Review

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