Snyder's Education Cuts

Flint schools talk concessions, address possible state takeover after deficit ... - The Flint Journal

Tue, 2014-11-18 05:53

The Flint Journal

Flint schools talk concessions, address possible state takeover after deficit ...
The Flint Journal
"The topic of the meeting was the 15 percent cut – that's why we were called to the meeting," said Ethel Johnson, president of United Teachers of Flint. "The meeting was called by our ... Snyder within 60 days. The governor would decide if there was a ...

Is 'Redskins' a racial slur? Blackfeet weigh in - Great Falls Tribune

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:06

Great Falls Tribune

Is 'Redskins' a racial slur? Blackfeet weigh in
Great Falls Tribune
“With open arms and determined minds, we will work as partners to begin to tackle the troubling realities facing so many tribes across our country,” Snyder wrote in a four-page letter announcing the creation of the Washington Redskins Original ...

He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit - Livingston Daily

Mon, 2014-11-17 17:10

Livingston Daily

He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit
Livingston Daily
Rick Snyder to serve as a senior adviser to the Financial Review Commission that will oversee Detroit's fiscal decisions for at least 13 years. He'll also serve as a special liaison to the Snyder administration. The commission's duties take effect the ...

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Could teachers unions work more like doctors' associations? - Washington Post

Mon, 2014-11-17 12:09

Could teachers unions work more like doctors' associations?
Washington Post
... postcard-writing party after school. They had gone to the union headquarters to call prospective voters — from a room bannered with talking points on how Rauner had said that unions are a “financial tumor” and how his “draconian budget” would cut ...

Judge gives state final order to complete Braam reforms - Crosscut

Mon, 2014-11-17 08:01

Judge gives state final order to complete Braam reforms
Crosscut
Judge Snyder's decision is the latest action in the 1998 Braam v. Washington lawsuit, which accused DSHS of failing to meet its constitutional duties to provide proper foster care. Jessica Braam, one of the 13 plaintiffs, and the impetus for the ...

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What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 17) - SunHerald.com

Mon, 2014-11-17 01:11

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 17)
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Public hearing: 1:30 p.m., Biloxi City Hall, 140 Lameuse St. Topic: Cutting down protected trees in Biloxi. The public is invited and three-minute comments will be allowed. .... AARP Smart Driver class: 9 a.m., Donal Snyder Community Center, Biloxi ...

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He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2014-11-17 00:31

Detroit Free Press

He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit
Detroit Free Press
Ravitch recalls the bargaining to avoid a New York bankruptcy, some held at his apartment, that resulted in unions agreeing to job cuts and pay freezes, creditors taking hits they swore they wouldn't take and banks agreeing to sell bonds after swearing ...

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What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 16) - SunHerald.com

Sun, 2014-11-16 10:13

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 16)
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Public hearing: 1:30 p.m., Biloxi City Hall, 140 Lameuse St. Topic: Cutting down protected trees in Biloxi. The public is invited and three-minute comments will be allowed. .... AARP Smart Driver class: 9 a.m., Donal Snyder Community Center, Biloxi ...

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Labor pacts could test city's new financial review panel - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2014-11-16 08:15

Labor pacts could test city's new financial review panel
Crain's Detroit Business
Under Public Act 181 of 2014, the state law signed by Snyder in July to authorize the commission, the panel will review and approve a four-year financial plan for the city and its operating budgets. It also has final approval of any labor contracts ...

Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois - Washington Post

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:51

Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois
Washington Post
Rick Snyder, who signed a right-to-work law; in Maine, where Gov. Paul LePage had tried hard to do the same; and in Florida, where unions had sued governor Rick Scott over a plan to shift part of their salaries into their pensions and cut the state's ...

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Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois - Washington Post

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:15

Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois
Washington Post
Rick Snyder, who signed a right-to-work law; in Maine, where Gov. Paul LePage had tried hard to do the same; and in Florida, where unions had sued governor Rick Scott over a plan to shift part of their salaries into their pensions and cut the state's ...

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MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes - Town Hall

Fri, 2014-11-14 14:24

Town Hall

MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes
Town Hall
He said Schauer's decision to flog Snyder on two major issues — taxing retirement income and cutting education funding — was an effort to persuade 2010 Snyder supporters to switch their vote. “But he didn't have issues to drive Democrats,” Sarpolus ...

MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes - Town Hall

Fri, 2014-11-14 14:20

Town Hall

MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes
Town Hall
He said Schauer's decision to flog Snyder on two major issues — taxing retirement income and cutting education funding — was an effort to persuade 2010 Snyder supporters to switch their vote. “But he didn't have issues to drive Democrats,” Sarpolus ...
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Mich. college students' average loan debt up to $29583 - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 2014-11-14 09:05

Lansing State Journal

Mich. college students' average loan debt up to $29583
Lansing State Journal
Michigan is just coming out of a decade when state aid to higher education was slashed. After cutting higher education funding by 15 percent during his first year in office, Gov. Rick Snyder has returned some of that money in recent years, partly ...

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