Snyder's Education Cuts

Ken Braun: Republicans can govern without the governor and kill prevailing wage - MLive.com

Sat, 2015-01-17 07:18

Ken Braun: Republicans can govern without the governor and kill prevailing wage
MLive.com
While specific details are not being revealed, statements from Democratic caucus leaders in the Legislature and media reports strongly indicate the Republican governor cut a deal with Democratic lawmakers last year to keep prevailing wage off his ...

Fusion on way to Bay City burns on M-115 - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sat, 2015-01-17 06:03

Cadillac News (subscription)

Fusion on way to Bay City burns on M-115
Cadillac News (subscription)
The Springville Township Fire Department doused a car fire on M-115 about 2:45 p.m. Friday, according to Fire Chief Gary Jewett. The car, a Ford Fusion, was being towed to Bay City. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, Jewett said.

Today in history - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sat, 2015-01-17 06:03

Today in history
Cadillac News (subscription)
Some of the best poker players in the city of Cadillac were busted during an illegal game held early in the morning in the rear of the second story of the Wilson block. "The police made their initial trip to the scene of the card shuffling and the ...

How Gov. Snyder's 2014 State of the State initiatives fared - Albany Times Union

Sat, 2015-01-17 04:54

How Gov. Snyder's 2014 State of the State initiatives fared
Albany Times Union
Rick Snyder will launch his second-term agenda with a State of the State speech Tuesday outlining priorities such as an expanded focus on jobs in the skilled trades and a re-evaluation of government programs. ... TAX CUT. In the speech, he alluded to ...

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How Gov. Snyder's 2014 State of the State initiatives fared - SFGate

Sat, 2015-01-17 04:49

How Gov. Snyder's 2014 State of the State initiatives fared
SFGate
TAX CUT. In the speech, he alluded to an election-year tax cut plan he then detailed a few weeks later. The revised homestead property tax credit would have targeted households with less than $60,000 in annual income. It never became law due to budget ...

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US Watch: News Digest - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 2015-01-16 13:22

Wall Street Journal

US Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal
Tom Ross steered the 17-campus system through budget cuts and prevented the Legislature from closing a historically black college, but he was criticized for oversight of an athletic and academic scandal at the Chapel Hill campus and questioned over ...

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Tom Wyatt making run for City Council - South Philly Review

Fri, 2015-01-16 09:56

Tom Wyatt making run for City Council
South Philly Review
The fact that he's running for such a seat frees Wyatt up to talk about issues larger than his councilmanic district, the first, where 1st District Councilman Mark Squilla, a Front Street and Snyder Avenue South Philadelphian, currently reigns. “I get ...

Events for Jan. 16 to Jan. 22 - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Fri, 2015-01-16 05:19

Events for Jan. 16 to Jan. 22
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Fire and Ice Cocktail Fundraiser to support the Lacawac Sanctuary's outreach educational programs. With hors d'oeuvvres and cash bar. The Colonnade, 401 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22. $25 advance; $35 at the door. 570-689-9494.

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Clean energy, education funding among focuses for Ann Arbor legislators - The Michigan Daily

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:28

Clean energy, education funding among focuses for Ann Arbor legislators
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder's package to fund infrastructure repairs, which would cut 20 percent of state appropriations to higher education from the School Aid Fund, shifting much of the responsibility for funding public universities to the General Fund. Zemke said ...

State Superintendent Advocates Hiring More Teachers in Detroit - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:00

Michigan Capitol Confidential

State Superintendent Advocates Hiring More Teachers in Detroit
Michigan Capitol Confidential
Ironically, a month earlier the state superintendent's own Department of Education had approved teacher reductions as a major component of a deficit-elimination plan for the Detroit Public School district, which has been in red ink since 2008. The ...

Tom Wyatt making run for City Council - South Philly Review

Thu, 2015-01-15 16:04

Tom Wyatt making run for City Council
South Philly Review
The fact that he's running for such a seat frees Wyatt up to talk about issues larger than his councilmanic district, the first, where 1st District Councilman Mark Squilla, a Front Street and Snyder Avenue South Philadelphian, currently reigns. “I get ...

89 Tips That Will Help You Prepare For The Coming Economic Depression - Men's News Daily

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:32

89 Tips That Will Help You Prepare For The Coming Economic Depression
Men's News Daily
89 Tips That Will Help You Prepare For The Coming Economic Depression What do we need to do in order to prepare for the coming economic collapse? Are there practical steps that we can take right now that will help us and our families survive the ...

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CASD completes plans laid out by PHRC, NAACP - The Times of Chester County

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:36

The Times of Chester County

CASD completes plans laid out by PHRC, NAACP
The Times of Chester County
PA NAACP Education Chair Joan Duvall-Flynn agreed, calling the school board “earnest and true.” School Board President Dean Snyder read a statement outlining actions that the District has taken to move forward, including reviewing bills, verifying ...

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Snyder Stumps For Free Community College - Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Thu, 2015-01-15 08:02

Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Snyder Stumps For Free Community College
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
This proposal will require everyone to do their part: community colleges must strengthen their programs and increase the number of students who graduate, states must invest more in higher education and training, and students must take responsibility ...

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Snyder Stumps For Free Community College - Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Thu, 2015-01-15 08:02

Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Snyder Stumps For Free Community College
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
This proposal will require everyone to do their part: community colleges must strengthen their programs and increase the number of students who graduate, states must invest more in higher education and training, and students must take responsibility ...

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READ IN: Glitter Bomb Edition - Washington Post (blog)

Thu, 2015-01-15 08:01

READ IN: Glitter Bomb Edition
Washington Post (blog)
Brian Sandoval (R) is expected to ask the legislature to approve a new business license fee based on gross receipts that would raise $430 million over two years to pay for improvements to public education. ... Rick Snyder (R) have called on Agema to ...

Fourth EM for the school district faces significant challenge in balancing the ... - The Detroit News

Thu, 2015-01-15 02:32

The Detroit News

Fourth EM for the school district faces significant challenge in balancing the ...
The Detroit News
Pastorek has spent the past few months taking stock of Michigan's education system, focusing on Detroit. Snyder's team says Pastorek should also have recommendations of his own in the near future. Since the current governance model of an elected school ...
Michigan Governor Names Fourth New Manager for Detroit SchoolsNew York Times
CORRECTED-Detroit schools get new emergency manager for old problemsReuters

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Good news! GOP Govs to Be 'Pragmatic,' says NYT - American Thinker

Thu, 2015-01-15 02:23

Good news! GOP Govs to Be 'Pragmatic,' says NYT
American Thinker
The New York Times breathlessly reports that Republican governors are promising to be pragmatic. Pragmatic means "dealing with things based on practical rather than theoretical considerations," according to Google definitions. That's good! Or is it?

Napolitano calls on students to engage in public service - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2015-01-15 01:31

The Michigan Daily

Napolitano calls on students to engage in public service
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder enacted cuts to higher education in the first years of his term. Though recent budgets have included funding increases for higher education, the funding has not been restored to its former levels. In June, the University's Board of Regents ...

The Real GOP Split on Immigration - Politico

Wed, 2015-01-14 20:55

Politico

The Real GOP Split on Immigration
Politico
You might think that Snyder is a lonesome GOP voice on immigration at a time after the U.S. House voted this week to withhold part of the Department of Homeland Security's budget as a way of rolling back some of the provisions of the president's ...

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