Snyder's Education Cuts

Dem Rep. Sam Singh finds a lesson for Lansing in the streets of Pamplona - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:05

MLive.com

Dem Rep. Sam Singh finds a lesson for Lansing in the streets of Pamplona
MLive.com
Rick Snyder's first budget, in 2011, cut higher-education funding by 15 percent. Over the years, Democrats have worked with Business Leaders for Michigan to restore it, Singh said. Democrats were also instrumental in getting Medicaid expansion approved.

Dem Rep. Sam Singh finds a lesson for Lansing in the streets of Pamplona - Bridge Michigan

Tue, 2015-06-16 06:27

Bridge Michigan

Dem Rep. Sam Singh finds a lesson for Lansing in the streets of Pamplona
Bridge Michigan
Rick Snyder's first budget, in 2011, cut higher-education funding by 15 percent. Over the years, Democrats have worked with Business Leaders for Michigan to restore it, Singh said. Democrats were also instrumental in getting Medicaid expansion approved.

Susan J. Demas: Grassroots Republicans angry at bigger Michigan budgets, tax ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-06-16 06:05

MLive.com

Susan J. Demas: Grassroots Republicans angry at bigger Michigan budgets, tax ...
MLive.com
That's not to say that there haven't been cuts under Republicans. Social services, public universities and K-12 schools all took it on the chin at various times. But while Snyder and Republican politicians have spun education cuts, in particular, many ...

Phil's column - Bridge Michigan

Tue, 2015-06-16 06:04

Bridge Michigan

Phil's column
Bridge Michigan
So in an age when budgets are stretched tight, finding ways to cut the costs of Michigan prisons has assumed greater and greater bipartisan importance in Lansing. Earlier this ... The governor wants to send fewer non-violent offenders to prison ...
Phil Power: The time is now to reform prisons, save taxpayers moneyMLive.com

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In next strike against unions, GOP states go after wage laws - 12NewsNow.Com

Tue, 2015-06-16 01:42

12NewsNow.Com

In next strike against unions, GOP states go after wage laws
12NewsNow.Com
Repeal supporters spent $357,000 on TV ads in Indiana and are likely to air some in Michigan, too. While conservative lawmakers are enthusiastic, some governors have been skeptical. Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has complained that repealing ...

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Grand Rapids schools tackling $8M budget deficit for next school year - MLive.com

Mon, 2015-06-15 20:59

MLive.com

Grand Rapids schools tackling $8M budget deficit for next school year
MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Grand Rapids Board of Education on Monday, June 15, is considering a proposed $197.5 million general fund budget for 2015-16 that seeks to address an $8 million deficit through the elimination of 46 positions, mainly through ...

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School board appointments underway for Lynchburg, Amherst - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2015-06-15 20:44

School board appointments underway for Lynchburg, Amherst
Lynchburg News and Advance
Prest is the vice president of human resources for Schewel Furniture Company and serves on the board of directors of Beacon of Hope, a post-secondary education advocate organization, as well as previously serving as the CEO with Family Alliance before ...

Early childhood education -- our best investment - Hometownlife.com

Mon, 2015-06-15 15:55

Hometownlife.com

Early childhood education -- our best investment
Hometownlife.com
Governor Rick Snyder has become a champion for investing in preschool education, doing far better than all his counterparts across the nation. ... She cut me off with a roll of her eyes, a "Duh -- well, if that is true, dad, why doesn't school begin ...

Eight projects picked for Sundance's Documentary Edit and Story Lab - Salt Lake Tribune

Mon, 2015-06-15 14:38

Salt Lake Tribune

Eight projects picked for Sundance's Documentary Edit and Story Lab
Salt Lake Tribune
Documentary directors and their editors will work at the Sundance resort in Provo Canyon in two nine-day sessions, June 19-27 and July 3-11, going over their rough cuts with advisors and institute staffers. The filmmakers .... "Newtown" (working title ...

Clinton urges tax cuts to help families pay for child care - Yahoo! Maktoob News

Mon, 2015-06-15 12:41

Washington Times

Clinton urges tax cuts to help families pay for child care
Yahoo! Maktoob News
On Monday, Clinton said she wanted to expand Early Head Start, a federally funded program that provides education and health services to low-income families with young children. Clinton will press for states and communities to guarantee in the next 10 ...
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What does Jeb Bush believe? Where the candidate stands on 11 issues - PBS NewsHour (blog)

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:38

PBS NewsHour (blog)

What does Jeb Bush believe? Where the candidate stands on 11 issues
PBS NewsHour (blog)
Bush has said the U.S. should work with other countries to cut carbon emissions and has stressed the role of private industry in addressing the problem. Education: Implement Common Core. No Child Left Behind is flawed but should have been reauthorized.
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Why It May Be a Mistake to Spend Big Money on an Engagement Ring - The Cheat Sheet

Mon, 2015-06-15 10:40

The Cheat Sheet

Why It May Be a Mistake to Spend Big Money on an Engagement Ring
The Cheat Sheet
So, if you're flying high right now and have cash to burn, feel free to splurge, provided you've educated yourself about what to look for in a diamond (the 4Cs: cut, clarity, color, and carat). But if your job situation is shaky or you have a lot of ...

Monday Briefing: Cottages for Princess Place, Canadian Drugs for County ... - FlaglerLive.com

Mon, 2015-06-15 07:18

FlaglerLive.com

Monday Briefing: Cottages for Princess Place, Canadian Drugs for County ...
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At its 5 p.m. meeting, the commission is scheduled to approve the appointment of Robert Snyder as Flagler County's Health Department administrator, replacing Patrick Johnson. Snyder has been the business manager at the Flagler department .... As a ...

Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic ... - PoliticusUSA

Sun, 2015-06-14 20:32

PoliticusUSA

Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic ...
PoliticusUSA
There is no doubt among any sane, semi-informed, or even minimally educated American that this country was founded as a secular nation and the Founding Fathers intended that religion, especially Christianity, had no place in government. ... Despite ...

Push against prevailing wage law bumps into skilled trades debate - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2015-06-14 08:11

Crain's Detroit Business

Push against prevailing wage law bumps into skilled trades debate
Crain's Detroit Business
Rick Snyder, who sees it as detrimental to his efforts to attract skilled labor, and without hard data on whether it would save the state money as proponents claim. Those factors — and that repeal in general .... s public and education group ...

Readers rip Snyder over anti-gay adoption bill - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2015-06-12 23:59

Readers rip Snyder over anti-gay adoption bill
Detroit Free Press
Right-to-work, limiting insurance for contraception, repealing prevailing wage, limiting local authority for wages, education standards that favor for-profit organizations over public schooling, cutting health, education and welfare budgets in favor of ...

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Lake State students start salmon on their journey - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-06-12 23:09

Lake State students start salmon on their journey
The Detroit News
For nearly 30 years, Lake State, the state's smallest public university with 2,300 students, has been a leader in freshwater research and education, training students to work and manage hatcheries, and embark on a career in fish ecology, management or ...

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Yockey honored with plaque for time on board - Osage County Herald-Chronicle

Fri, 2015-06-12 19:24

Yockey honored with plaque for time on board
Osage County Herald-Chronicle
MELVERN—Near the end of Monday night's meeting, the USD 456 Marais des Cygnes Valley Board of Education took a 10-minute recess to commemorate the last regularly scheduled meeting where Corrine Yockey would be with them as a board member. ... Earlier ...

From the Herald archives: Long-held values shape public life of Jeb Bush - Miami Herald

Fri, 2015-06-12 18:26

Miami Herald

From the Herald archives: Long-held values shape public life of Jeb Bush
Miami Herald
The governor has long made much of his resolve, whether drawing attention to his controversial battles to overhaul public education and end affirmative action or pronouncing, unprompted, his marital fidelity. They can seem curious claims, these ...

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State funding hold keeps school district from moving forward - The News Herald

Fri, 2015-06-12 17:58

The News Herald

State funding hold keeps school district from moving forward
The News Herald
Snyder said that if the district receives less than the $205 million total for the general fund for the next fiscal year, which begins in October, it would be in financial trouble. “Less than $205 million would cut us hard,” he said. The other half of ...

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