Snyder's Education Cuts

Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder - HollandSentinel.com

Wed, 2014-01-08 02:22

Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder
HollandSentinel.com
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is driving Michigan in the wrong direction. Bridge Magazine projects mostly low-paying jobs as the norm for Michigan workers in coming years. Snyder's cuts to K-12 and higher education have contributed to this decline. His ...

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Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder - HollandSentinel.com

Wed, 2014-01-08 02:22

Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder
HollandSentinel.com
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is driving Michigan in the wrong direction. Bridge Magazine projects mostly low-paying jobs as the norm for Michigan workers in coming years. Snyder's cuts to K-12 and higher education have contributed to this decline. His ...

Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuring - Evansville Courier & Press

Wed, 2014-01-08 00:12

Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuring
Evansville Courier & Press
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. ... "We ...
Ivy Tech merging regions, eliminating 2 chancellors in biggest restructuring ...Daily Journal

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Editorial: Don't squander Michigan's seed money on election-year tax cut - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-01-08 00:11

Editorial: Don't squander Michigan's seed money on election-year tax cut
Detroit Free Press
Snyder's argument, supported by persuasive data about the mounting cost of road-related vehicle repairs, was that savings realized by postponing needed road repairs would be more than offset by higher auto maintenance costs and more expensive ...

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Pat Sorenson: Time for state to restore funding for education and struggling ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-01-07 20:52

Pat Sorenson: Time for state to restore funding for education and struggling ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature return from their holiday break, they will be refining their agendas for 2014 and, as always, at the top of the list are expected to be strategies for growing the state's economy. Based on their recent track ...

Kutztown president recommended for university job in Massachusetts - Allentown Morning Call

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:41

Kutztown president recommended for university job in Massachusetts
Allentown Morning Call
Kutztown experienced a steady decline in enrollment each year since 2010 and saved more than $14 million in that time by eliminating more than 100 positions, cutting its nursing and theater programs and ending dance classes. ... President Mark Erickson ...

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2013 Year In Review: Part Two - Crawford county avalanche

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:01

Crawford county avalanche

2013 Year In Review: Part Two
Crawford county avalanche
The students then went through the Smoke House, which is owned and maintained by the Gerrish Township Fire Department, but area fire departments helped pay for the safety education trailer. (Oct. 24) The North Central Area Credit ... Six photographers ...

Lawmakers call for state income tax cut - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:45

Lawmakers call for state income tax cut
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
When Snyder took office in 2011, however, he and fellow Republicans offset their $1.6 billion business tax cut with a $1.4 billion increase on individuals, which included taxing retirement income and not letting the income tax rate drop as much as ...

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Growth is the norm for Conroe school district - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 2014-01-07 14:38

Growth is the norm for Conroe school district
Houston Chronicle
In the past year, CISD opened two campuses - Ann K. Snyder Elementary and Peet Junior High. Conroe High Ninth Grade campus was also remodeled. Two schools, Charlie L. Patterson ... When the 82nd state Legislature announced a $4 billion deficit in ...

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The Failure of 'Share the Road' - SantaCruz.com

Tue, 2014-01-07 14:14

SantaCruz.com

The Failure of 'Share the Road'
SantaCruz.com
As surreal, as horrific as it has been to lose her partner, at this point there is one thing that seems cut and dry to Marines: “I think the bottom line is just personal responsibility for your actions,” she says. “Especially when you kill someone.” No ...

Michigan tax relief likely to lead lawmakers' agendas for 2014 - Lansing State Journal

Tue, 2014-01-07 07:26

Michigan tax relief likely to lead lawmakers' agendas for 2014
Lansing State Journal
Both Republicans and Democrats are already angling for some sort of tax relief, ranging from a cut in the state's income tax to a repeal of a tax on pensions or putting tax credits back in place for things like charitable contributions or child care ...

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Michigan tax relief likely to lead lawmakers' agendas for 2014 - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-01-07 00:10

Michigan tax relief likely to lead lawmakers' agendas for 2014
Detroit Free Press
Both Republicans and Democrats are already angling for some sort of tax relief, ranging from a cut in the state's income tax to a repeal of a tax on pensions or putting tax credits back in place for things like charitable contributions or child care ...

Retired Air Force Colonel With Three Graduate Degrees Is Homeless And ... - Men's News Daily

Mon, 2014-01-06 18:04

Retired Air Force Colonel With Three Graduate Degrees Is Homeless And ...
Men's News Daily
... Force Colonel With Three Graduate Degrees Is Homeless And Sleeps In A Van. by Michael Snyder • January 6, 2014 • 0 Comments ... A lot of unemployed Americans believe that they cannot find work because they don't have enough "education" or enough ...

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Some Patch Readers Rave About Gov. Rick Snyder, Others Rake Him Over Coals - Patch.com

Mon, 2014-01-06 16:59

Some Patch Readers Rave About Gov. Rick Snyder, Others Rake Him Over Coals
Patch.com
Jim Dundas gave Snyder an “F” on Birmingham Patch: “Unemployment overall has increased not decreased. He cut funding for education then restored part of it claiming he increased funding for education. He cut retirement benefits for public employees.

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2010's most controversial governors are up for re-election - Paradise Post

Mon, 2014-01-06 12:32

2010's most controversial governors are up for re-election
Paradise Post
Snyder has tried to stoke the Michigan economy by passing business tax cuts, trimming regulations and remarkably, in the cradle of the country's labor movement, signing “right-to-work” laws. Snyder said the latter changes, which let workers opt out of ...

2013 Year In Review: Part One (January through June) - Crawford county avalanche

Mon, 2014-01-06 12:26

2013 Year In Review: Part One (January through June)
Crawford county avalanche
The building addition houses a new double-cut band saw to increase the lumber mill's efficiency. The $1.3 ... The City of Grayling was selected as one of six communities in the state to be part of the Michigan Main Street program, which provides ...

Governors, lawmakers return to capitols with eye on November - USA TODAY

Mon, 2014-01-06 12:09

Stateline

Governors, lawmakers return to capitols with eye on November
USA TODAY
Snyder has tried to stoke the Michigan economy by passing business tax cuts, trimming regulations and remarkably, in the cradle of the country's labor movement, signing "right-to-work" laws. Snyder said the latter changes, which let workers opt out of ...
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The Financial Power List 2014 - Accountancy Age

Mon, 2014-01-06 06:20

Accountancy Age

The Financial Power List 2014
Accountancy Age
Michaels cut a reasonably satisfied figure in 2013, with few dramas emerging after it assimilation of PKF. But 2014 is key for the enlarged firm in making the most of its increased size and breadth, in terms of driving efficiencies, making investments ...

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The Right wants us to think higher education has no value. - In These Times

Mon, 2014-01-06 05:46

The Right wants us to think higher education has no value.
In These Times
Rick Snyder's first budget, there was a 15 percent cut in state aid to universities and a $1.8 billion tax cut for businesses. This equals a win-win for the Right: Keep the fat cats in your corner, and constrain the opportunity for young people to ...

Some Patch Readers Rave About Gov. Rick Snyder, Others Rake Him Over Coals - Patch.com

Mon, 2014-01-06 04:47

Some Patch Readers Rave About Gov. Rick Snyder, Others Rake Him Over Coals
Patch.com
Jim Dundas gave Snyder an “F” on Birmingham Patch: “Unemployment overall has increased not decreased. He cut funding for education then restored part of it claiming he increased funding for education. He cut retirement benefits for public employees.

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