Snyder's Education Cuts

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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State worker salaries skim the cream from the top - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2014-01-09 08:12

State worker salaries skim the cream from the top
Michigan Radio
Cutting taxes now makes about as much sense as a family using their income tax refund to go to Cancun – if they have a hole in the roof, their car is falling apart, and there is no money to pay their daughter's college tuition. We have massive holes in ...

Michigan Legislature returns after monthlong break, possible tax break coming - Cadillac News (subscription)

Thu, 2014-01-09 06:06

Michigan Legislature returns after monthlong break, possible tax break coming
Cadillac News (subscription)
“Rebuilding a rainy day fund is a good use, along with restoring funds cut from infrastructure and education,” Bregg wrote. “The money for government or household spending during hard times should come from savings, not from borrowing. Many politicians ...

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Readers talk ICP, budget surplus - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:17

Readers talk ICP, budget surplus
The Detroit News
Then, restore the state funding to local units of government, especially education. For strictly political purposes, do a minor cut in the income tax, hopefully, for those on a pension. Also remember that this is simply a projected surplus. Gov. Rick ...

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Readers talk ICP, budget surplus - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-01-09 01:17

Readers talk ICP, budget surplus
The Detroit News
Then, restore the state funding to local units of government, especially education. For strictly political purposes, do a minor cut in the income tax, hopefully, for those on a pension. Also remember that this is simply a projected surplus. Gov. Rick ...

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Snyder, Calley highlight shared accomplishments of 2013 as state's turnaround ... - Huroncountypress

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:23

Snyder, Calley highlight shared accomplishments of 2013 as state's turnaround ...
Huroncountypress
Gov. Snyder LANSING — Michigan's ongoing turnaround was fueled in 2013 by an unrelenting emphasis across the state on policies that created more jobs, stronger families and a revitalized education system, Gov. Rick Snyder said last week. Snyder ...
Letter: More poverty ahead with SnyderHollandSentinel.com

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Feedback: Surplus isn't a surplus given the hardships across Michigan - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 2014-01-09 00:11

Feedback: Surplus isn't a surplus given the hardships across Michigan
Detroit Free Press
The “foundation grant” for education for public school students has been cut. Restore that ... Rick Snyder's lack of transparency, honesty and integrity, he must be outraged at President Barack Obama's lies about the Affordable Care Act. In 2012, the ...

A Wolf in Husky clothing - HeraldNet

Wed, 2014-01-08 16:24

A Wolf in Husky clothing
HeraldNet
“By helping our students gain access to higher education and attainment of their baccalaureate degrees and advanced degrees, I think we could really shape a more diverse workforce. A lot of people are talking about it, this is one of those ... of his ...

Ken Braun: Michigan's piggy bank is full, but budgeteers should be wary of ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:32

Ken Braun: Michigan's piggy bank is full, but budgeteers should be wary of ...
MLive.com
Giving the education bureaucracy an outsized share of the pie leads to bigger cuts that are harder to swallow when the good times aren't rolling anymore. Counting Gov. Snyder, Lt. Gov. Calley, and the Legislature, there are 150 politicians writing the ...

You don't need a holiday to enjoy getting together - Rapid City Journal

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:01

You don't need a holiday to enjoy getting together
Rapid City Journal
Meanwhile, on a heavily floured surface, roll pastry to 1/8-inch thickness; cut into 3½-inch circles. Place 1-2 tablespoons filling on ... Yield: about 4 dozen. Rhonda Snyder is the education consultant for the South Dakota Pork Producers Council ...

Ivy Tech finds more ways to restructure, cut costs - South Bend Tribune

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:51

Ivy Tech finds more ways to restructure, cut costs
South Bend Tribune
Ivy Tech finds more ways to restructure, cut costs. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page ... Mike Pence's education initiatives, including the creation of the Indiana Career Council and regional "works councils." The Career Council ...
Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuringEvansville Courier & Press
Ivy Tech plans to consolidate chancellor ranksIndianapolis Business Journal
Ivy Tech merging regions, eliminating 2 chancellors in biggest restructuring ...Daily Journal

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Consolidation part of Ivy Tech cutbacks - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Wed, 2014-01-08 03:05

Consolidation part of Ivy Tech cutbacks
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College announced more cost-cutting steps Tuesday, saying it will eliminate two more regional chancellors and consolidate four regions into two as part of its largest restructuring in more than 50 years. The latest ...

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