Snyder's Education Cuts

Like A Broken Record, MEA Complains About 'Insufficient Funds' - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Thu, 2014-01-30 06:41

Like A Broken Record, MEA Complains About 'Insufficient Funds'
Michigan Capitol Confidential
Recent claims that state spending on K-12 education has been getting cut under Gov. Snyder are untrue. The current state portion is $7,545 per pupil, which is $661 more than the $6,844 in former Gov. Granholm's final budget. According to the most ...

Michigan income tax rollback clears Senate panel as House Republicans unveil ... - MLive.com

Thu, 2014-01-30 00:54

Michigan income tax rollback clears Senate panel as House Republicans unveil ...
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Small government proponents from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and Americans for Prosperity-Michigan testified in support of the bill, arguing an across-the-board income tax cut would stimulate the economy and suggesting lawmakers go even ...
Income Tax Cut Bill Clears Committee, Moves on to Senate VoteWILX-TV

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Viewpoint: An optimistic vision - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2014-01-30 00:46

Viewpoint: An optimistic vision
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder has repeatedly demonstrated a lack of concern for education, cutting more than $1 billion from K-12 funding in 2011 and watching higher-education funding fall by 11 percent since taking office. These cuts result in lower quality and more ...

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DIA pledges to raise $100M for artwork as Detroit creditors get first look at ... - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-01-30 00:33

Washington Post

DIA pledges to raise $100M for artwork as Detroit creditors get first look at ...
The Detroit News
Detroit— The Detroit Institute of Arts vowed Wednesday to raise $100 million to help save masterpieces from being sold in bankruptcy while creditors got their first look at the city's confidential debt-cutting plan. The twin ... “I believe the ...
DIA adds $100 million to proposed Detroit settlement for protecting art and ...MLive.com
Foundation adds $40M to Detroit dealThe Journal News | LoHud.com
Kellogg Foundation adds $40 million to plan to save DIA art, pensionsDetroit Free Press

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Income Tax Cut Bill Clears Committee, Moves on to Senate Vote - WILX-TV

Wed, 2014-01-29 22:32

Income Tax Cut Bill Clears Committee, Moves on to Senate Vote
WILX-TV
Supporters of a state income tax cut got one step closer to their goal Wednesday with the Senate Finance Committee passing legislation calling for a gradual reduction of the state's income tax. The legislation bumps the state's income tax down from 4 ...
Michigan income tax rollback clears Senate panel as House Republicans unveil ...MLive.com

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DIA adds $100 million to proposed Detroit settlement for protecting art and ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:09

Washington Post

DIA adds $100 million to proposed Detroit settlement for protecting art and ...
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DETROIT, MI -- The Detroit Institute of Arts plans to raise $100 million to be added to $370 million pledged by private foundations toward a settlement that would boost the city's pension funds and protect art from being sold, according to federal ...
Foundation adds $40M to Detroit dealThe Journal News | LoHud.com
Kellogg Foundation adds $40 million to plan to save DIA art, pensionsDetroit Free Press

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DIA to raise $100M to bolster pensions, protect art; preliminary debt plan ... - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:04

San Francisco Chronicle

DIA to raise $100M to bolster pensions, protect art; preliminary debt plan ...
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder said in a statement. The DIA's $100 million pledge could pressure the city's pension funds to take the $820 million proposed settlement and quickly end the largest Chapter 9 case in U.S. history, said John Pottow, a bankruptcy law professor ...
DIA adds $100 million to proposed Detroit settlement for protecting art and ...MLive.com
Foundation adds $40M to Detroit dealThe Journal News | LoHud.com
Kellogg Foundation adds $40 million to plan to save DIA art, pensionsDetroit Free Press

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Schools' financial storm: Muskegon-area legislators address school funding, policy - Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:27

Schools' financial storm: Muskegon-area legislators address school funding, policy
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
View/Post Comments. MUSKEGON, MI -- Legislators often are blamed by school officials for failing to adequately fund education, approving policies that erode the role of traditional public education and tying the hands of locally-elected boards of ...

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Obama's go-it-alone strategy has its limits - NET Website

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:25

NET Website

Obama's go-it-alone strategy has its limits
NET Website
Rick Snyder's cuts to education funding. The NSA has posted a job opening for a "privacy officer," the first position of its kind at the agency. On his blog, former Department of Homeland Security official Paul Rosenzweig named Rebecca "Becky" Richards ...

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Obama's go-it-alone strategy has its limits - PBS NewsHour

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:17

Obama's go-it-alone strategy has its limits
PBS NewsHour
Rick Snyder's cuts to education funding. The NSA has posted a job opening for a "privacy officer," the first position of its kind at the agency. On his blog, former Department of Homeland Security official Paul Rosenzweig named Rebecca "Becky" Richards ...

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Year-round school? - Fenton Tri County Times

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:09

Year-round school?
Fenton Tri County Times
The concept of a year- round school schedule is not new, but the Republican governor who made cuts to public schools and the Michigan union who represents them agreeing on an educational concept, is. In the Jan. 16 State of the State address, Gov ...

AdWatch: Schauer highlights education funding - Petoskey News-Review

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:08

AdWatch: Schauer highlights education funding
Petoskey News-Review
A major sticking point in the race is Snyder's "cuts" to education. Democrats focus on his first year in office, when they say he and majority GOP lawmakers cut more than $1 billion from public K-12 districts, universities and community colleges. The ...

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Labor Voices: How to invest Michigan's surplus - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-01-29 01:11

Grand Haven Tribune

Labor Voices: How to invest Michigan's surplus
The Detroit News
A portion of the state budget surplus should certainly be earmarked to restore the drastic funding cuts K-12 education has endured under the Snyder administration. As the debate over spending priorities heats up in Lansing, let us hope that legislators ...
Opinion: Lansing legislators should resign if they can't provide for the futureWestern Herald

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Democrat governors running TV ads to boost Mark Schauer - Battle Creek Enquirer

Tue, 2014-01-28 23:23

Democrat governors running TV ads to boost Mark Schauer
Battle Creek Enquirer
... running TV ads Tuesday to boost the candidacy of Mark Schauer, the expected Democratic nominee to challenge Gov. Rick Snyder. Titled “The Difference,” the 30-second spot highlights Schauer's background as the son of a nurse and a teacher who worked ...

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Opinion: Lansing legislators should resign if they can't provide for the future - Western Herald

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:07

Opinion: Lansing legislators should resign if they can't provide for the future
Western Herald
Let's rewind time back to 2011, the year Rick Snyder first assumed office as Michigan's governor. That year Snyder cut state funding for higher education by 15 percent all while granting businesses tax cuts. Talk about priorities. Not to forget public ...

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Mark Schauer targets right-to-work, penion tax and disputed K-12 cuts in ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:38

Mark Schauer targets right-to-work, penion tax and disputed K-12 cuts in ...
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Rick Snyder of hurting children, seniors and working-class families by cutting education funding, cutting earned income tax credits and implementing retiree pension taxes. "He's been tough on kids. He's been tough on parents. He's been tough on teachers.

Mark Schauer targets right-to-work, penion tax and disputed K-12 cuts in ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:38

Mark Schauer targets right-to-work, penion tax and disputed K-12 cuts in ...
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Rick Snyder of hurting children, seniors and working-class families by cutting education funding, cutting earned income tax credits and implementing retiree pension taxes. "He's been tough on kids. He's been tough on parents. He's been tough on teachers.

Schauer featured in ad criticizing Snyder's education cuts - The Detroit News

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:51

Schauer featured in ad criticizing Snyder's education cuts
The Detroit News
Lansing — The Democratic Governors Association began airing a new statewide television ad Tuesday critical of Gov. Rick Snyder's 2011 education funding cuts — narrated by the Republican incumbent's presumed Democratic opponent, Mark Schauer.

AdWatch: Schauer highlights Snyder's education funding cuts, his own middle ... - The Republic

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:36

Politico

AdWatch: Schauer highlights Snyder's education funding cuts, his own middle ...
The Republic
AIRING: For three weeks throughout Michigan on cable and network TV channels; cost is roughly $1 million. KEY IMAGES: The Democratic Governors Association's ad opens with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer, dressed in jeans and a ...
New DGA ad features challenger Mark Schauer, knocks Gov. Rick Snyder on ...MLive.com

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Kellogg Foundation adds $40 million to plan to save DIA art, pensions - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:59

Kellogg Foundation adds $40 million to plan to save DIA art, pensions
Detroit Free Press
Spearheaded by Chief U.S. District Judge Gerald Rosen, the federal mediator for the bankruptcy, the fund is aimed at reducing pension cuts, preventing art from being sold to pay city debts and spinning off the DIA from city ownership into a private ...

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