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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

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No regrets for Mark Schauer in Michigan: Running for governor 'the best thing ...
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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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New Republic Suspends Publication After Mass Resignations - TheWrap

Sat, 2014-12-06 17:16

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New Republic Suspends Publication After Mass Resignations
TheWrap
“People who really love the New Republic, know what it's about, and why it's special, and value it — we don't need to go to the fucking New York Public Library to pull the archive off the shelf and educate ourselves about the importance of the ...

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What's ahead in state government this week - Cape Cod Today

Sat, 2014-12-06 15:05

Cape Cod Today

What's ahead in state government this week
Cape Cod Today
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 ...

GOP lawmakers contend House road funding plan protects schools; educators ... - MLive.com

Sat, 2014-12-06 12:02

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GOP lawmakers contend House road funding plan protects schools; educators ...
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Lisa Posthumous Lyons, R-Alto, chair of the House Education Committee. “This proposal gives them that assurance while protecting schools and local communities from funding cuts, and that is why I supported it.” Jtown.jpg ... Rick Snyder and the Senate ...

Legislators look ahead at session - Shepherdstown Chronicle

Sat, 2014-12-06 01:35

Shepherdstown Chronicle

Legislators look ahead at session
Shepherdstown Chronicle
He opposes cuts in purse funds, saying that should those funds be cut, the economy as a whole in Jefferson County would be at risk. "All agriculture would be at risk; our way of life would be at risk," he stated. ... Snyder, who admitted that he has ...

Snyder wants compromise on House and Senate road plans - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sat, 2014-12-06 00:06

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Snyder wants compromise on House and Senate road plans
Battle Creek Enquirer
Snyder said it doesn't raise enough money quickly enough and wrongly cuts public transit out from the estimated $1.2 billion in extra road revenue, when fully implemented in seven years. Also, “the phase-out of the sales tax is a major concern in terms ...
Michigan road funding plan could get House vote todayLansing State Journal

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Alyssa Rosenberg: Meet the faces of America's new culture wars - Dallas Morning News

Fri, 2014-12-05 17:49

Alyssa Rosenberg: Meet the faces of America's new culture wars
Dallas Morning News
“Captain America: The Winter's Soldier Director's Cut” is a long-form version of the story that became the movie, in which the creators have tried to tackle the implications of America's drone program. (Courtesy Marvel Entertainment Inc./MCT) ... Even ...

Snyder wants compromise on House and Senate road plans - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2014-12-05 17:40

Detroit Free Press

Snyder wants compromise on House and Senate road plans
Detroit Free Press
Snyder said it doesn't raise enough money quickly enough and wrongly cuts public transit out from the estimated $1.2 billion in extra road revenue, when fully implemented in seven years. Also, "the phase-out of the sales tax is a major concern in terms ...
School leaders advocate to keep road funding proposals away from classroom ...HollandSentinel.com

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Protesters disrpupt meeting as EMU regents vote to extend EAA contract - MLive.com

Fri, 2014-12-05 16:46

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Protesters disrpupt meeting as EMU regents vote to extend EAA contract
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Video: Protesters disrupt EMU regents meeting after vote to keep ties to Education Achievement Authority A vote by the Eastern Michigan University regents to maintain ties with the Education Achievement Authority prompted strong protests from audience ...
EMU extends ties with EAA for 1 yearThe Detroit News

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EDITORIAL: The Listening Tour—Growth - The Ann Arbor Independent

Fri, 2014-12-05 15:20

EDITORIAL: The Listening Tour—Growth
The Ann Arbor Independent
In 2013, while Dr. Green's cabinet members agreed to three percent compensation reductions, the cuts were achieved by reducing their respective incentive compensation by 3 percent of their salaries. At the end of the ... While the bonuses are called ...

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Protesters, educators urge EMU to cut ties with EAA - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:57

Protesters, educators urge EMU to cut ties with EAA
The Detroit News
The board, during a meeting that started at 1:30 p.m., was expected to vote whether to withdraw from an interlocal agreement with the Education Achievement Authority. Gov. Rick Snyder set up the state-run district in 2011 to turn around the academic ...

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Many holiday events are scheduled in the area - TriCities.com

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:11

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Many holiday events are scheduled in the area
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SERVICES FOR VETERANS: Great Clips Hair Salon is offering veterans a free hair cut through Dec. 31 with free haircut card, redeemable through the end of ... Arch Snyder, director and Dr. Joey Trivette, accompanist, 9-piece professional orchestra ...

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