Snyder's Education Cuts

School leaders step up outcry against House road plan - The Detroit News

Tue, 2014-12-09 11:59

School leaders step up outcry against House road plan
The Detroit News
“We can have crumbling roads, but if we don't have a strong education base to support the children of Michigan our future will be dim,” said William H. Mayes, executive director of the Michigan Association of School Administrators. The Michigan ...

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Governor Snyder urges lawmakers to come up with a fix for Michigan's crumbling ... - minbcnews.com

Mon, 2014-12-08 18:52

Governor Snyder urges lawmakers to come up with a fix for Michigan's crumbling ...
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That money coming from education and local government cuts. “The last time we had an increase was 1997. We're going backwards folks in terms of investing in our infrastructure,” says Snyder. State senators have their own plan which doubles the gas tax, ...

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What is going on at EMU with the EAA? - Michigan Radio

Mon, 2014-12-08 17:36

Michigan Radio

What is going on at EMU with the EAA?
Michigan Radio
The Eastern Michigan University Regents voted to continue their sponsorship of the Education Achievement Authority, despite testimony from faculty, alumni and students asking the board to sever ties. Even EMU President Susan Martin ... Many EMU faculty ...

Better roads: Can we get there from here? - Battle Creek Enquirer

Mon, 2014-12-08 16:57

Battle Creek Enquirer

Better roads: Can we get there from here?
Battle Creek Enquirer
AP Michigan spends less per driver on roads than any other state according to a state Transportation Department review. A car drives by a pothole in Detroit. The state House's vote to slowly raise gas taxes over time has senators asking: Is it enough ...
House roads bill falls short of a fixThe Detroit News

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Abbott: Education is top policy priority - Longview News-Journal (blog)

Mon, 2014-12-08 15:05

Longview News-Journal (blog)

Abbott: Education is top policy priority
Longview News-Journal (blog)
elect Greg Abbott said today education would be his top policy priority when he takes office next month. In an Austin news ... Instead, he said his other top priorities were securing the border, cutting taxes and pumping $4 billion annually into state ...
Abbott Outlines Priorities, Announces StaffKWTX

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Abbott Outlines Priorities, Announces Staff - KWTX

Mon, 2014-12-08 14:03

KWTX

Abbott Outlines Priorities, Announces Staff
KWTX
elect Greg Abbott says his administration's top priorities will be bolstering early education, securing the Texas-Mexico border, cutting taxes and pumping $4 billion annually into a traffic-clogged state road network. Abbott Monday .... Kim Snyder ...

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No regrets for Mark Schauer in Michigan: Running for governor 'the best thing ... - MLive.com

Mon, 2014-12-08 12:40

MLive.com

No regrets for Mark Schauer in Michigan: Running for governor 'the best thing ...
MLive.com
Schauer's commercials focused on themes of education and economic fairness. They relentlessly criticized Snyder for the so-called “pension tax” and K-12 funding levels, including the controversial claim that the governor had cut school funding.

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At the State House this week - Nashoba Publishing

Mon, 2014-12-08 11:32

At the State House this week
Nashoba Publishing
Tax collections are just about meeting budget benchmarks, economic growth has been strong enough to trigger a slight income tax cut, and the state has been adding jobs for months with economists predicting more are on the way and public officials ...

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House roads bill falls short of a fix - The Detroit News

Sun, 2014-12-07 20:13

Battle Creek Enquirer

House roads bill falls short of a fix
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder that would convert the retail tax on fuel to a wholesale tax and hike the rate, raising roughly the same amount of money as the House version but over a shorter phase-in period. There are several worry points in the House bill, put ... It's ...
Snyder wants compromise on House and Senate road plansBattle Creek Enquirer
Michigan road funding plan could get House vote todayLansing State Journal
School leaders advocate to keep road funding proposals away from classroom ...HollandSentinel.com

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Oklahoma Legislators Take Steps to Cut Administrative Spending - The Heartland Institute

Sun, 2014-12-07 04:17

Oklahoma Legislators Take Steps to Cut Administrative Spending
The Heartland Institute
Robert Trammell, superintendent in Snyder, said he agreed there was room for some administrative consolidation but he has serious concerns about cutting positions. “It does look good on paper, because with a pencil you can push and erase and whatnot, ...

Big risks are part of growing the local food economy - Press Herald

Sun, 2014-12-07 04:11

Press Herald

Big risks are part of growing the local food economy
Press Herald
That sluggishness getting the business off the ground led to a sense of urgency when it launched in 2011, according to Wayne Snyder, a businessman who became a member of the Coastal Farms management team. The team's idea was ... There wasn't much time ...

House roads bill falls short of a fix - The Detroit News

Sun, 2014-12-07 03:14

Battle Creek Enquirer

House roads bill falls short of a fix
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder that would convert the retail tax on fuel to a wholesale tax and hike the rate, raising roughly the same amount of money as the House version but over a shorter phase-in period. There are several worry points in the House bill, put ... It's ...
Snyder wants compromise on House and Senate road plansBattle Creek Enquirer
Michigan road funding plan could get House vote todayLansing State Journal
School leaders advocate to keep road funding proposals away from classroom ...HollandSentinel.com

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