Snyder's Education Cuts

Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:10

Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder has dubbed himself the "Comeback Kid," citing tax cuts and deficit reduction in part for boosting employment by 123,000 jobs, or 5.2%, just ahead of the national average of 5.1%. GOP Gov. John Kasich of Ohio says his tax cuts for ...

Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:10

Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder has dubbed himself the "Comeback Kid," citing tax cuts and deficit reduction in part for boosting employment by 123,000 jobs, or 5.2%, just ahead of the national average of 5.1%. GOP Gov. John Kasich of Ohio says his tax cuts for ...

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Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:10

Wall Street Journal

Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder has dubbed himself the "Comeback Kid," citing tax cuts and deficit reduction in part for boosting employment by 123,000 jobs, or 5.2%, just ahead of the national average of 5.1%. GOP Gov. John Kasich of Ohio says his tax cuts for ...

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New investment in higher education will expand opportunity in agriculture| - Midland Daily News

Sun, 2014-04-13 08:22

New investment in higher education will expand opportunity in agriculture|
Midland Daily News
Governor Rick Snyder kicked off this important conversation by including a balanced new investment in higher education as part of his Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal. This funding would be used to make college affordable for all ... Funding cuts to ...

Teachers put helping of protest on governor's b... - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sun, 2014-04-13 06:09

Teachers put helping of protest on governor's b...
Cadillac News (subscription)
“We'd like to see the state invest in education,” Williams said. The governor's ... Snyder told the crowd inside the civic center that while there were cuts to per-pupil funding, at the same time the state increased funding to school districts' pension ...

EDITORIAL: N&R endorses Jim Snyder in Republican U.S. Senate primary - Insurance News Net (press release)

Sun, 2014-04-13 04:16

EDITORIAL: N&R endorses Jim Snyder in Republican U.S. Senate primary
Insurance News Net (press release)
Tillis, speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives , is tied to a legislative agenda that cut funding for education, left teachers without pay raises, enacted "tax reform" that favored the wealthy, eased environmental regulations and restricted ...

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Editorial: Why Michigan is so far behind others on education - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2014-04-13 00:11

Editorial: Why Michigan is so far behind others on education
Detroit Free Press
Snyder insists he has invested in schools because he's helping them manage unfunded retirement liabilities. But it's still true that he has cut the foundation grant, money that goes directly into classrooms. If Michigan were as committed to moving ...

Grant brings Senate campaign to Carteret - Carolinacoastonline

Sun, 2014-04-13 00:05

Grant brings Senate campaign to Carteret
Carolinacoastonline
“(Congress) is actually cutting the military budget to make money available for other areas like the Affordable Care Act,” Ms. Grant said. ... We can cut from the Environmental Protection Agency, we can cut from the Department of Education.” ... Ms ...

Details Behind Push For 'Mystery Project' Begin To Surface - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Sat, 2014-04-12 06:40

Details Behind Push For 'Mystery Project' Begin To Surface
Michigan Capitol Confidential
Rick Snyder publicly opposed giving it state money. The project would be located in the Gaines Township portion of Grand Rapids. ... We were brought in after the deal was cut to do the paperwork.' This sort of seat-of-pants-favor-granting is probably ...

Teachers put helping of protest on governor's b... - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sat, 2014-04-12 06:03

Cadillac News (subscription)

Teachers put helping of protest on governor's b...
Cadillac News (subscription)
“We'd like to see the state invest in education,” Williams said. The governor's ... Snyder told the crowd inside the civic center that while there were cuts to per-pupil funding, at the same time the state increased funding to school districts' pension ...

Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: 1490AM in Hampton Roads cuts ... - Daily Press

Fri, 2014-04-11 19:12

Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: 1490AM in Hampton Roads cuts ...
Daily Press
WXTG/1490AM, a Hampton Roads station known as The Game since Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder's Red Zebra Group purchased it, has joined its Local Voice Media sister stations at 92.3FM and 102.1FM in carrying alternative music. ..... bedroom area ...

Gov. Snyder: Northern Michigan important to state's economic growth - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:40

Gov. Snyder: Northern Michigan important to state's economic growth
Petoskey News-Review
Democrat Mark Schauer, who is vying to unseat the governor, claims as much as $1 billion has been cut from public schools under Snyder's watch. Snyder refutes the figure, saying his budget proposal for 2015 included $1 billion more in education ...

MEA holds spring rally in Houghton - Daily Mining Gazette

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:08

Daily Mining Gazette

MEA holds spring rally in Houghton
Daily Mining Gazette
Snyder's Education Achievement Authority for failing schools, an idea that had its roots in the Engler administration. "They want to have private schools, they want these corporate settings," he said. "It's not a path that I or the rest of my ...

Shields Presents 2 Options to the FC Council to Lower a Proposed Tax Rate Hike - Falls Church News Press

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:36

Falls Church News Press

Shields Presents 2 Options to the FC Council to Lower a Proposed Tax Rate Hike
Falls Church News Press
In both cases, further reductions in the proposed City operating and school budgets would be included, $238,000 from the general government and $400,000 from public education. With two key members of the Council not present for the work session ...

House Democrats propose capping state's new furniture purchases - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:48

House Democrats propose capping state's new furniture purchases
The Detroit News
Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson and House Democrats claim Snyder has reduced education funding and raised taxes on senior and middle-class residents while looking out for his cousin's business. Greimel said Snyder and ... Johnson, who confronted ...

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Detroit bankruptcy mediators reach deal on over $388 million in bonds - JURIST

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:30

JURIST

Detroit bankruptcy mediators reach deal on over $388 million in bonds
JURIST
According to the Associated Press (AP), the approximately $50 million in tax revenue saved in the bond deal will go to a fund to help low-income retirees who are expected to see major cuts to their pensions when the bankruptcy case ends. Bankruptcy ...
Snyder challenged on cousin's office furniture dealingsThe Detroit News
If you think the Detroit Institute of Arts is now safe, think againMichigan Radio

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Mayor proposes closing Plaza to all vehicles - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Thu, 2014-04-10 01:27

Mayor proposes closing Plaza to all vehicles
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
“When you cut down our traffic flow exposure, it hurts us all.” John Dressman, who owns the Plaza shop called Dressman's Gifts, ... The mayor said City Manager Brian Snyder already has a new policing plan in place that will go into effect Saturday ...

FC Council Tells Shields to Revise Budget Plan With No Tax Rate Hike - Falls Church News Press

Wed, 2014-04-09 20:29

Falls Church News Press

FC Council Tells Shields to Revise Budget Plan With No Tax Rate Hike
Falls Church News Press
Without spelling out specifics, except for the admonition from Council member Dan Sze that he “not sacrifice the things you've heard us say we like” and Vice Mayor David Snyder's call to “not cut either City or the schools' budget requests,” the ...

A Philosophy of Walking, by Frédéric Gros - Times Higher Education

Wed, 2014-04-09 19:02

A Philosophy of Walking, by Frédéric Gros
Times Higher Education
Jean-Jacques Rousseau would not have formulated his model of “the natural man”, untainted by useless education and stiflingly polite society, had he not experienced for himself what it was to be the solitary, walking man. Henry David Thoreau still has ...

Voorheesville schools' budget gap shrinks to $176k - Spotlight News

Wed, 2014-04-09 18:22

Voorheesville schools' budget gap shrinks to $176k
Spotlight News
VOORHEESVILLE — An infusion of state aid will allow Voorheesville school board members to avoid some of the most contentious cuts slated for the 2014-15 budget. Voorheesville Central School District will see an additional $144,000 of ... From left ...

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