Snyder's Education Cuts

Tax cut may be priority for Michigan GOP - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 2014-01-03 09:11

Tax cut may be priority for Michigan GOP
Lansing State Journal
“The highest priorities for our caucus are investing in education and restoring tax fairness by giving everyday people a tax break,” said House Minority Leader Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills. Gov. Rick Snyder confirmed Thursday that he will deliver his ...

Dumbing America Down - In These Times

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:44

Dumbing America Down
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 ...

What to do with $1.3B Michigan revenue windfall? Lawmakers talk up a tax cut - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2014-01-03 00:11

What to do with $1.3B Michigan revenue windfall? Lawmakers talk up a tax cut
Detroit Free Press
“The highest priorities for our caucus are investing in education and restoring tax fairness by giving everyday people a tax break,” said House Minority Leader Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills. Gov. Rick Snyder — who confirmed Thursday that he will deliver ...

Boycott Israel movement under academic siege - Cleveland Jewish News

Thu, 2014-01-02 08:06

Boycott Israel movement under academic siege
Cleveland Jewish News
At Case Western Reserve, which endorses the AAU statement, Snyder and Baeslack wrote, “Threats to academic freedom damage all of us committed to the work of higher education.” Yet, while they deplore the proposed boycott, they add that the issue of ...

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Mascot Gives State Senator New Viewpoint - Indian Country Today Media Network

Wed, 2014-01-01 13:04

Mascot Gives State Senator New Viewpoint
Indian Country Today Media Network
The heated debate over Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder's refusal to change the name of the NFL franchise's mascot is making noise in state and national levels of government. On Thursday, Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) joined several congressional ...

What I bought – 1 January 2014 - Comic Book Resources

Wed, 2014-01-01 10:27

What I bought – 1 January 2014
Comic Book Resources
My friends still mock me because my father came up with creative punishments – usually we were barred from watching television, but once he made us watch an educational program (of our choice) and write a book report about it. Once he punished us ...

Lansing: Don't short-change higher education funding - Hometownlife.com

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:56

Lansing: Don't short-change higher education funding
Hometownlife.com
That's a puzzle, because on the surface it looks like short-changing higher education is cutting off our nose to spite our face. After all, Michigan employers say they've got jobs for 70,000 people, if only they could find applicants with the proper ...

Sports Year in Review: New highs, new lows sum up '13 - The Independent

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:13

Sports Year in Review: New highs, new lows sum up '13
The Independent
Principal/athletic director/assistant coach Garry McPeek was reassigned to the elementary school as a physical education instructor, dropping all former titles. 2. Kittens count to five. Pitcher Megan ... Former Ashland Tomcat Brandon Webb's superb ...

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