Snyder's Education Cuts

State expects almost $1 billion in extra tax revenue - Battle Creek Enquirer

Fri, 2014-01-10 21:47

State expects almost $1 billion in extra tax revenue
Battle Creek Enquirer
Rick Snyder gets ready to present his fourth state budget on Feb. 6. ... Among ideas in the debate on how to spend the money: tax cuts, rebate checks, rolling back the pension tax, and more money for roads, schools, local government and the poor. But ...

Tax Rebate, Cut Considered As State Has Extra $1B To Play With - CBS Local

Fri, 2014-01-10 17:27

Tax Rebate, Cut Considered As State Has Extra $1B To Play With
CBS Local
Rick Snyder and lawmakers have nearly $1 billion more than expected when crafting Michigan's next budget. The Snyder administration and economists on Friday agreed the state will take about $975 million more in tax revenue from last fiscal year through ...

Michigan's stronger revenue prompts tug of war for money - Reuters

Fri, 2014-01-10 16:56

Michigan's stronger revenue prompts tug of war for money
Reuters
"The majority leader would like to continue to invest in education, especially early education, and he would like to see if there is more the state can do to improve the roads, as well," she added. Governor Rick Snyder said the state must invest ...

Budget Chief: Expect Some Type Of Tax Rollback - WKAR

Fri, 2014-01-10 16:42

Budget Chief: Expect Some Type Of Tax Rollback
WKAR
Much of the revenue surplus is one-time money that's won't necessarily last into the future, so Governor Rick Snyder is among those cautioning the state shouldn't use it to make big, long-term commitments. But John ... “Obviously, whenever you have ...

SouthCoast still lagging in War on Poverty - SouthCoastToday.com

Fri, 2014-01-10 16:03

NPR

SouthCoast still lagging in War on Poverty
SouthCoastToday.com
“If we continue to get cuts in food stamps and unemployment benefits while the cost of living increases, it will get worse.” Major Gilbert Parkhurst of the Salvation Army said he continues to ... ample evidence suggests that the war is far from over ...
'War on Poverty' anniversary sparks renewed commitment to the effortThe Catholic Sun

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Mich. has nearly $1B more than expected for budget - WNEM TV 5 - WNEM Saginaw

Fri, 2014-01-10 15:45

Mich. has nearly $1B more than expected for budget - WNEM TV 5
WNEM Saginaw
Rick Snyder and lawmakers have nearly $1 billion more than expected when crafting Michigan's next budget. The Snyder administration and ... Tax cuts, more road repairs and extra money for education are on the table. Snyder will propose his budget ...

Nearly $1 billion in extra tax revenue expected, some tax cut called 'inevitable' - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2014-01-10 14:34

Nearly $1 billion in extra tax revenue expected, some tax cut called 'inevitable'
Detroit Free Press
Snyder's deep cuts to education, and higher taxes on seniors, middle class families and the working poor.” Schauer called for more money for schools and restoration of the Earned Income Tax Credit and the child tax credit, which was also eliminated in ...
Michigan sees $971M budget surplus as lawmakers talk tax cuts, rebates and ...MLive.com
Michigan projects $971M surplus in '15 budgetThe Detroit News
Mich. has nearly $1B more than expected for budgetKansas City Star

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Michigan projects $971M surplus in '15 budget - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-01-10 14:24

Michigan projects $971M surplus in '15 budget
The Detroit News
Snyder has been cautious about proposals from fellow Republicans in the Legislature to return a portion of the surplus through tax cuts. Democrats have said they want more spending on education and a repeal of a 2011 law subjecting pension income for ...

Mich. Has Nearly $1B More Than Expected For Budget - WLNS TV 6 Lansing ... - WLNS

Fri, 2014-01-10 13:33

Mich. Has Nearly $1B More Than Expected For Budget - WLNS TV 6 Lansing ...
WLNS
Rick Snyder and lawmakers have nearly $1 billion more than expected when crafting Michigan's next budget. The Snyder administration and ... Tax cuts, more road repairs and extra money for education are on the table. Snyder will propose his budget ...

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Michigan sees $971M budget surplus as lawmakers talk tax cuts, rebates and ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2014-01-10 13:24

Michigan sees $971M budget surplus as lawmakers talk tax cuts, rebates and ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and state lawmakers are looking at $971 million in new one-time and ongoing revenue as they begin work on the next fiscal budget, setting the stage for a debate over possible tax cuts, rebates and new investments. ... "In 2011, we ...

'War on Poverty' anniversary sparks renewed commitment to the effort - The Catholic Sun

Fri, 2014-01-10 11:47

The Catholic Sun

'War on Poverty' anniversary sparks renewed commitment to the effort
The Catholic Sun
Catholic Charities outlined the principles for the groups to follow in the effort: educate the public about the everyday challenges facing the more than 46 million people living in poverty in America today; highlight innovate solutions to poverty by ...
SouthCoast still lagging in War on PovertySouthCoastToday.com

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State lawmaker says more regulations need to be eased - WKZO

Fri, 2014-01-10 10:45

State lawmaker says more regulations need to be eased
WKZO
... also have to figure out what to do with a billion dollar surplus Michigan's expected to have for the year. Some want tax cuts, others want to spend the money on roads and education, and it's said that Governor Rick Snyder wants to give residents a ...

SouthCoast still lagging in War on Poverty - SouthCoastToday.com

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:13

SouthCoast still lagging in War on Poverty
SouthCoastToday.com
“If we continue to get cuts in food stamps and unemployment benefits while the cost of living increases, it will get worse.” Major Gilbert Parkhurst of the Salvation Army said he continues to ... ample evidence suggests that the war is far from over ...

SouthCoast still struggles 50 years after Johnson's War on Poverty - SouthCoastToday.com

Fri, 2014-01-10 00:02

SouthCoast still struggles 50 years after Johnson's War on Poverty
SouthCoastToday.com
"If we continue to get cuts in food stamps and unemployment benefits while the cost of living increases, it will get worse." Major Gilbert Parkhurst of the Salvation Army said he continues to ... ample evidence suggests that the war is far from over ...

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SouthCoast still lagging in War on Poverty - SouthCoastToday.com

Thu, 2014-01-09 21:34

SouthCoast still lagging in War on Poverty
SouthCoastToday.com
“If we continue to get cuts in food stamps and unemployment benefits while the cost of living increases, it will get worse.” Major Gilbert Parkhurst of the Salvation Army said he continues to ... ample evidence suggests that the war is far from over ...

GOP puts tax break atop 2014 agenda, Bolger says - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:44

San Francisco Chronicle

GOP puts tax break atop 2014 agenda, Bolger says
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder said earlier in the week that he is leery of all the talk about tax cuts. “Let's make sure ... “They're favoring big corporations and the wealthy instead of investing in education and providing meaningful tax relief to everyday people ...
House leader Bolger seeks long-term tax cutThe Detroit News

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'War on Poverty' anniversary sparks renewed commitment to the effort - Catholic News Service

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:17

'War on Poverty' anniversary sparks renewed commitment to the effort
Catholic News Service
Catholic Charities outlined the principles for the groups to follow in the effort: educate the public about the everyday challenges facing the more than 46 million people living in poverty in America today; highlight innovate solutions to poverty by ...

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House leader Bolger seeks long-term tax cut - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:58

House leader Bolger seeks long-term tax cut
The Detroit News
Before Snyder unveils his budget plan in early February, lawmakers and special interest groups are already proposing how to spend the extra money. Bolger said his caucus would remain focused on putting more money into early childhood education and ...

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House leader Bolger seeks long-term tax cut - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:51

San Francisco Chronicle

House leader Bolger seeks long-term tax cut
The Detroit News
Before Snyder unveils his budget plan in early February, lawmakers and special interest groups are already proposing how to spend the extra money. Bolger said his caucus would remain focused on putting more money into early childhood education and ...
Michigan GOP puts tax break atop 2014 agenda, Bolger saysDetroit Free Press

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State officials' salaries skim the cream from the top - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2014-01-09 10:13

Michigan Radio

State officials' salaries skim the cream from the top
Michigan Radio
But politicians, including Speaker of the House Jase Bolger, are falling all over themselves to bellow that the billion-dollar surplus is a good excuse to give voters a tax cut. To his credit, Gov. Rick Snyder isn't one of them. At least today, that is ...

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