Snyder's Education Cuts

Path forward for higher education funding under Snyder unclear - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 2015-02-24 02:12

Path forward for higher education funding under Snyder unclear
The Michigan Daily
However, much before Snyder, under Republican and Democratic governors alike, higher education has seen both heavy fluctuations and a pattern of cuts. In interviews, state higher education officials and legislators said past few years' increases, are ...

Committees debate Snyder's road proposal - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 2015-02-24 02:12

WNDU-TV

Committees debate Snyder's road proposal
The Michigan Daily
He said the Snyder administration claimed it would use that remaining 40 percent for an income tax credit as well as to fund education, public transportation and municipalities. However ... “The working poor definitely get a tax cut here,” Martin added ...
Fix Michigan's dangerous roads; vote yes on Prop 1Hometownlife.com
Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed.The Detroit News
Vote 'yes' to fix Michigan's dangerous roadsThe Daily Tribune
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Fix Michigan's dangerous roads; vote yes on Prop 1 - Hometownlife.com

Mon, 2015-02-23 17:51

Hometownlife.com

Fix Michigan's dangerous roads; vote yes on Prop 1
Hometownlife.com
Our children will be supported through additional funding for public education, many low-income families will benefit from the restoration of the Earned Income Tax Credit and our communities will prosper with a modest restoration in state revenue ...
Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed.The Detroit News
Vote 'yes' to fix Michigan's dangerous roadsThe Daily Tribune
My Take: Proposal 1 is an opportunity to invest in MichiganHolland Sentinel

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Oscars 2015: Who Dana Perry Is and Why She Want Us to Pay Attention to Suicide - KTIC

Mon, 2015-02-23 17:32

Oscars 2015: Who Dana Perry Is and Why She Want Us to Pay Attention to Suicide
KTIC
During her acceptance speech on behalf of Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, the music abruptly cut off when Perry mentioned her son, Evan Scott Perry, who committed suicide at age 15 in 2005. “I lost my son,” Perry told reporters after the speech. “We ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Escanaba Daily Press

Mon, 2015-02-23 10:02

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Escanaba Daily Press
Rick Snyder's new budget proposal supporting education at all levels with funding increases, it's clear Michigan has more to do to change its culture on education. This is not a problem the ... The vets-to-work situation, though, cuts both ways. The ...

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A roundup of recent editorials in Michigan newspapers - Daily Journal

Mon, 2015-02-23 09:16

A roundup of recent editorials in Michigan newspapers
Daily Journal
Rick Snyder's new budget proposal supporting education at all levels with funding increases, it's clear Michigan has more to do to change its culture on education. This is not a problem the ... The vets-to-work situation, though, cuts both ways. The ...

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Buccaneer Tomorrow Supports School District - Milford LIVE

Mon, 2015-02-23 08:49

Buccaneer Tomorrow Supports School District
Milford LIVE
The group, known as Buccaneer Tomorrow, has met with Superintendent Phyllis Kohel, Milford Education Association representatives Shawn Snyder and Kevin DiCostanzo as well as Mayor Bryan Shupe in an effort to formulate a long-term vision for Milford ...

My Take: Proposal 1 is an opportunity to invest in Michigan - Holland Sentinel

Mon, 2015-02-23 02:19

The Detroit News

My Take: Proposal 1 is an opportunity to invest in Michigan
Holland Sentinel
Our children will be supported through additional funding for public education, many low-income families will benefit from the restoration of the Earned Income Tax Credit and our communities will prosper with a modest restoration in state revenue ...
Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed.The Detroit News

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Gov. Rick Snyder at odds with Republicans on how to fund schools: Tim Skubick - MLive.com

Sun, 2015-02-22 06:16

MLive.com

Gov. Rick Snyder at odds with Republicans on how to fund schools: Tim Skubick
MLive.com
Rick Snyder at odds with some key legislative Republicans on how to fund the schools where a current $800 to $900 per student spread still exists. After dodging the bullet in the campaign that he had cut education spending, Gov. Snyder plunked a $75 ...

In Michigan, blue-collar jobs en vogue once again - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Sun, 2015-02-22 01:29

Arkansas Online

In Michigan, blue-collar jobs en vogue once again
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
So in a change of course, the state is going back to its roots and putting renewed emphasis on training welders, machinists, electricians and other blue-collar workers. Gov. Rick Snyder says the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to ...
Michigan pushes blue-collar-job trainingArkansas Online

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Rochester mom fights for warnings on restaurant menus - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2015-02-22 00:53

Detroit Free Press

Rochester mom fights for warnings on restaurant menus
Detroit Free Press
We went through this process, and we passed a law that really makes Michigan on the cutting edge — we're one of only three states that require this education. We've gone through this exercise, and while I understand where she's coming from, I really ...

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Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed. - The Detroit News

Sun, 2015-02-22 00:18

Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed.
The Detroit News
The promise is aimed at countering long-standing resentment that the sales tax on fuel is siphoned off to pay for education and other services. Proposal 1 on the ... Rick Snyder said last week. "We go back to square one, or really to negative square ...

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Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Tulsa World

Sat, 2015-02-21 23:05

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
Tulsa World
WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A few short years ago, Michigan leaders talked excitedly about diversifying the state's economy beyond the auto industry, envisioning a Silicon Valley-style workforce that would be less dependent on manufacturing and ...

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Greig talks education, road funding at Farmington Hills coffee hour - Farmington Voice

Sat, 2015-02-21 20:07

Farmington Voice

Greig talks education, road funding at Farmington Hills coffee hour
Farmington Voice
Governor Rick Snyder's proposed budget includes eliminating state funds for the Graduate Medical Education program. The $57 million savings comes with a loss of $50 million in federal funds. He also proposes a $95.5 million cut to DCH and DHS, with ...

Right-to-work effort winds around Great Lakes into Wisconsin - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sat, 2015-02-21 17:16

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Right-to-work effort winds around Great Lakes into Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Rick Snyder's turn to hand a stinging defeat to organized labor. ... National groups have played a big role in this fight, from the largest unions such as the AFL-CIO and the National Education Association to conservative groups such as the Bradley ...

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Capitol Welcome Center may be delayed - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 2015-02-20 14:08

Lansing State Journal

Capitol Welcome Center may be delayed
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder's administration to request the financing. ... The commission's planned investment comes as lawmakers work to find hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts because unexpected business tax credits gobbled up expected income. But ...

Educate yourself on what's at stake if road funding measure doesn't pass ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-02-20 12:05

MLive.com

Educate yourself on what's at stake if road funding measure doesn't pass ...
MLive.com
Our children will be supported through additional funding for public education, many low-income families will benefit from the restoration of the earned income tax credit and our communities will prosper with a modest restoration in state revenue ...

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What other editors say - Snyder budget should aid road tax campaign - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 2015-02-20 10:37

What other editors say - Snyder budget should aid road tax campaign
Petoskey News-Review
Snyder kept most departmental spending stagnant, and made targeted cuts in some places to erase budget deficits caused largely by the unexpected redemption of corporate tax credits pledged by the previous administration. He also issued executive orders ...

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Annual report show some improvements but poverty still a problem - Coldwater Daily Reporter

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:54

WILX-TV

Annual report show some improvements but poverty still a problem
Coldwater Daily Reporter
LANSING — In Branch County, 27 percent of children live in poverty — a 32-percent increase over six years, according to the Kids Count in Michigan Data Book 2015. That ranking places the county 54th among the 83 in the state. Overall, Branch County ...
Many kids stuck in poverty without solutionsSentinel-Standard
WSW: Report Finds Many Michigan Children Stuck in PovertyWMUK
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in PovertyPublic News Service

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Gov. Snyder's budget proposal would cut funding for sliver of state's ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:03

MLive.com

Gov. Snyder's budget proposal would cut funding for sliver of state's ...
MLive.com
An analysis of Snyder's budget proposal impact on individual school districts by the non-partisan House Fiscal Agency shows 28 school districts and five charter schools would see a cut in funding for fiscal year 2016. That's a little less than 4 ...

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