Snyder's Education Cuts

Top Dem: House should vote on Senate gas tax hike - Hilton Head Island Packet

Wed, 2014-12-17 14:07

Hilton Head Island Packet

Top Dem: House should vote on Senate gas tax hike
Hilton Head Island Packet
Rick Snyder, business, labor and education groups all back the Senate plan. Whitmer says senators took a "tough vote" to more than double fuel taxes over four years and says that legislative supporters "deserve to have a vote in the House." The House ...

2014's most overlooked stories - Detroit Metro Times

Wed, 2014-12-17 04:33

2014's most overlooked stories
Detroit Metro Times
In Detroit, pensions were cut through bankruptcy, costing some retirees tens of thousands of dollars over their remaining years. 2. ... Rick Snyder's administration cost some hunters as much as $50 for two deer tags, as Michigan Radio previously ...

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Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions - NBC 29 News

Tue, 2014-12-16 17:03

Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions
NBC 29 News
Rick Snyder, would prevent collective bargaining for university athletes by saying they are not public employees. ... "The whole notion of going to school to get an education gives you a lifetime of benefits, not just a part-time job as a university ...

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Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions - KTVN

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:59

Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions
KTVN
A $741 million makeover of the San Ysidro port of entry cut delays...More >>. Motorists .... Rick Snyder, would prevent collective bargaining for university athletes by saying they are not public employees. "Student-athletes really are students first ...

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Franklin supports stopping Sussex Tech tuition - The Advertiser News South

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:43

Franklin supports stopping Sussex Tech tuition
The Advertiser News South
FRANKLIN — Bob Walker, Interim Superintendent at Wallkill High School, has pleaded his case across the county for the past few months to eliminate the “user fee” that is being charged to local school districts that send students to Sussex Technical ...

As good jobs finally arrive, few Detroiters have the skills to fill them - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-12-16 12:23

As good jobs finally arrive, few Detroiters have the skills to fill them
MLive.com
Making the situation worse, young people in the city are receiving too little training or work experience ‒ Detroit has the nation's highest youth unemployment rate, and career training centers in the city's struggling high schools have been cut, not ...

Republican road funding plan deals another blow to democracy - Huffington Post

Tue, 2014-12-16 09:27

Republican road funding plan deals another blow to democracy
Huffington Post
The reality is that Jase Bolger has taken a bipartisan bill to improve Michigan's roads that had the support of voters and turned it into something that cuts education funding, vitiates the will of the people, and Gov. Snyder has "serious reservations ...

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GOP governors lead vanguard of 2016 presidential hopefuls - Al Jazeera America

Tue, 2014-12-16 02:05

GOP governors lead vanguard of 2016 presidential hopefuls
Al Jazeera America
The negatives to primary voters include Bush's advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform in the face of President Barack Obama's controversial executive actions and his support of the controversial Common Core education reform. Gigot commented that ...

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Hiding the homeless - Socialist Worker Online

Tue, 2014-12-16 01:31

Socialist Worker Online

Hiding the homeless
Socialist Worker Online
AT ITS annual awards ceremony last month, the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) honored New York City for leading the nation in reducing homelessness among veterans, apparently cutting it by 64 percent in just three years. ... BEFORE THE ...

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'He Must Have Loved Ones, Too' - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 2014-12-15 19:27

Wall Street Journal

'He Must Have Loved Ones, Too'
Wall Street Journal
Phelps (2011) that members of the Westboro Baptist Church, a fringe antigay sect, were within their free-speech rights when they held a foul protest outside the funeral of Matthew Snyder, a Marine corporal who was killed in Iraq. One wonders if the ...

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Right-to-work would trim union clout, but broader economic impact unclear - The Courier Life News

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:08

Right-to-work would trim union clout, but broader economic impact unclear
The Courier Life News
Rick Snyder, who ultimately signed the state law, he won't say whether he would sign or veto such a bill if it came to his desk. But he has ... But public employees also faced simultaneous cuts in take-home pay, as the state required higher pension and ...

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Right-to-work laws' effects vary - Leader-Telegram

Mon, 2014-12-15 01:14

Right-to-work laws' effects vary
Leader-Telegram
Rick Snyder, who ultimately signed the state law, he won't say whether he would sign or veto such a bill if it came to his desk. But he has ... But public employees also faced simultaneous cuts in take-home pay, as the state required higher pension and ...

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Flashpoint: Rick Snyder discusses issues around Detroit, state of Michigan - WDIV Detroit

Sun, 2014-12-14 11:15

Flashpoint: Rick Snyder discusses issues around Detroit, state of Michigan
WDIV Detroit
THAT'S REALLY THE BALANCING ACT WE'RE GOING THROUGH. IS THAT YOUR TAKE ON THE SPEAKER'S PLAN, IT WOULD IMPACT EDUCATION SPENDING? IT DOESN'T GIVE THEM CUTS PER SE, BUT IT WOULD HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT.

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Flashpoint: Gov. Snyder talks Michigan roads, other issues - WDIV Detroit

Sun, 2014-12-14 10:41

Flashpoint: Gov. Snyder talks Michigan roads, other issues
WDIV Detroit
THAT'S REALLY THE BALANCING ACT WE'RE GOING THROUGH. IS THAT YOUR TAKE ON THE SPEAKER'S PLAN, IT WOULD IMPACT EDUCATION SPENDING? IT DOESN'T GIVE THEM CUTS PER SE, BUT IT WOULD HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT.

Convicted With No Evidence by an All-White Jury, Black Community Leader Rev ... - Truth-Out

Sun, 2014-12-14 10:29

Convicted With No Evidence by an All-White Jury, Black Community Leader Rev ...
Truth-Out
... by the right-wing playbook, Republican Governor Rick Snyder has lowered state corporate taxes overall, raised individual taxes, cut public education, and in 2012, Republicans used a lame-duck session to rush through a union-busting "right-to-work ...

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Right-to-work would trim union clout, but broader economic impact unclear - Madison.com

Sun, 2014-12-14 07:24

Madison.com

Right-to-work would trim union clout, but broader economic impact unclear
Madison.com
Rick Snyder, who ultimately signed the state law, he won't say whether he would sign or veto such a bill if it came to his desk. But he has ... But public employees also faced simultaneous cuts in take-home pay, as the state required higher pension and ...

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Right-to-work would trim union clout, but broader economic impact unclear - Madison.com

Sun, 2014-12-14 07:07

Madison.com

Right-to-work would trim union clout, but broader economic impact unclear
Madison.com
Walker has called right-to-work legislation a “distraction,” though like Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who ultimately signed the state law, he won't say whether he would sign or veto such a bill if it came to his desk. But he has acknowledged he supports ...

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Tim Skubick: Mark Schauer dishes on election night experience - 'It was surreal' - MLive.com

Sun, 2014-12-14 05:11

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: Mark Schauer dishes on election night experience - 'It was surreal'
MLive.com
Or he needed to change his message when the media and governor piled on about not telling the truth on the Snyder administration's billion dollar meat clever job on education spending. Relaxed and as cool as a cucumber Mr. Schauer suggested ...

Honoring a trail blazer Post office named for Judge Tolentino - The Hudson Reporter

Sun, 2014-12-14 00:16

The Hudson Reporter

Honoring a trail blazer Post office named for Judge Tolentino
The Hudson Reporter
A graduate of St. Patrick's Elementary and Snyder High School, Tolentino went on to earn a bachelor's degree in Latin from the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown. She taught Latin and English to make her living while earned her law degree from ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, Prominent Socialist, Appointed To Budget Committee - International Business Times

Fri, 2014-12-12 19:10

International Business Times

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Prominent Socialist, Appointed To Budget Committee
International Business Times
In a number of interviews given this week, the senator has criticized the bill for doing too much to deregulate Wall Street while also cutting pensions. He has also introduced separate legislation that would raise the payroll tax cap for people making ...

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