Snyder's Education Cuts

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Fairfield Citizen

Tue, 2015-02-17 13:42

Fairfield Citizen

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
Fairfield Citizen
Rick Snyder wants to re-establish vocational and technical schooling as an “equally honorable, equally important and equally well-compensated” career track. To that end, his new budget proposes a $36 million, or 75 percent, increase in spending on ...
Michigan puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs, retreats from plan to ...Hamilton Spectator

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Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - WBOC TV 16

Tue, 2015-02-17 13:39

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
WBOC TV 16
Rick Snyder says the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to get a four-year degree when they should also consider an apprenticeship or a community college program. "Big mistake," he said. ... It's hard to tell a kid growing up in ...

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Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 2015-02-17 13:38

Charlotte Observer

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
Charlotte Observer
Rick Snyder says the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to get a four-year degree when they should also consider an apprenticeship or a community college program. "Big mistake," he said. ... It's hard to tell a kid growing up in ...

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Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Chron.com

Tue, 2015-02-17 13:17

Chron.com

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
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Rick Snyder says the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to get a four-year degree when they should also consider an apprenticeship or a community college program. "Big mistake," he said. ... It's hard to tell a kid growing up in ...

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Snyder budget hits medical ed; proposed $74M cut in funds surprises hospital ... - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2015-02-15 08:03

Snyder budget hits medical ed; proposed $74M cut in funds surprises hospital ...
Crain's Detroit Business
As the largest recipient of state Medicaid graduate medical education funding, eight-hospital Detroit Medical Center also stands to lose the most money — $53.3 million — if the Legislature doesn't reinstate millions of dollars in state general funds ...

Snyder proposes $54B budget, announces cuts in current year - Grand Haven Tribune

Wed, 2015-02-11 21:23

Grand Haven Tribune

Snyder proposes $54B budget, announces cuts in current year
Grand Haven Tribune
Dozens of state employee layoffs are possible and incentives for movie makers will be cut $12 million, or nearly one-quarter. Snyder said about 76 percent of the total budget is dedicated to education and health and human services. "We should be proud.

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Education spending gets a big boost in Governor Snyder's budget - minbcnews.com

Wed, 2015-02-11 18:20

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Education spending gets a big boost in Governor Snyder's budget
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“It's nice that the state leadership is committed to education in this state,” says Dawn Hibbard, communications specialist for Mott Community College. It's a different story than years past when Snyder made cuts to education. “The budget cuts in the ...

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Snyder says he's proud of $54B state budget - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2015-02-11 09:14

Detroit Free Press

Snyder says he's proud of $54B state budget
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder presented a $54-billion state budget Wednesday that spread the pain of hundreds of millions of dollars in spending cuts while modestly boosting education spending at all levels, expanding a dental program for children, and ...
Snyder pitches education boost, health cutsThe Detroit News
Gov. Snyder Announces Plan For Budget Cuts, Education FundingCBS Local
Snyder's proposed state budget cuts rural hospitals, graduate medical ...Crain's Detroit Business
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Governor Snyder's 'River of Opportunity' - A good idea - Dearborn Press and Guide

Sat, 2015-02-07 07:08

Governor Snyder's 'River of Opportunity' - A good idea
Dearborn Press and Guide
I have spent my entire life moving in and out of government, nonprofit and private sector jobs, including the leadership of two major departments of state government: Mental Health and Education under Governors Blanchard, Engler and Granholm. I served ...

Ken Braun: Michigan Democrats revealed outsized fear over Jeb Bush visit - MLive.com

Sat, 2015-02-07 07:03

Ken Braun: Michigan Democrats revealed outsized fear over Jeb Bush visit
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Snyder's business tax policy. "Big corporations are running the show," he said gravely in a TV spot, "and we don't fit into their plans." If big corporations are "running the show," then Chrysler and GM (America's 7th largest Fortune 500 corporation ...

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Complete text, video of President Obama's education speech - WISH-TV

Fri, 2015-02-06 18:46

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Complete text, video of President Obama's education speech
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I also want to recognize Ivy Tech Chancellor Kathleen Lee and President Tom Snyder. Where are they? (Applause.) There they are over here. Some outstanding members of Congress — Joe Donnelly, our .... We don't have to add to our deficits if we've got ...
Verbatim: President Obama's remarks in IndianapolisFort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog)

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Full video: President Obama answers questions at Ivy Tech - WANE

Fri, 2015-02-06 17:57

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Full video: President Obama answers questions at Ivy Tech
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I also want to recognize Ivy Tech Chancellor Kathleen Lee and President Tom Snyder. Where are .... We don't have to add to our deficits if we've got some smart spending cuts and if we fix a tax code that is filled up with special interest loopholes and ...
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Calley: Sales tax plan simplifies road, school funding - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-02-06 17:32

The Detroit News

Calley: Sales tax plan simplifies road, school funding
The Detroit News
In addition to $1.2 billion more for roads, the proposal includes $300 million more annually for education and $260 million to restore the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income families to pre-2012 levels before Snyder reduced the credits. “I think ...

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Governor Snyder's 'River of Opportunity' - A good idea - Dearborn Press and Guide

Fri, 2015-02-06 13:05

Governor Snyder's 'River of Opportunity' - A good idea
Dearborn Press and Guide
I have spent my entire life moving in and out of government, nonprofit and private sector jobs, including the leadership of two major departments of state government: Mental Health and Education under Governors Blanchard, Engler and Granholm. I served ...

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Governor Snyder's 'River of Opportunity' - A good idea - Dearborn Press and Guide

Fri, 2015-02-06 09:22

Governor Snyder's 'River of Opportunity' - A good idea
Dearborn Press and Guide
I have spent my entire life moving in and out of government, nonprofit and private sector jobs, including the leadership of two major departments of state government: Mental Health and Education under Governors Blanchard, Engler and Granholm. I served ...

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Obama plans to tout Ivy Tech, Lugar, Ballard joining him - WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Fri, 2015-02-06 07:38

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Obama plans to tout Ivy Tech, Lugar, Ballard joining him
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And new Senate Education Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, has said the best way to expand the Tennessee community college plan would be to let states make their own decisions. ... "President Obama's liberal policies hurt Hoosiers – and while he ...
President Obama Visiting Indianapolis FridayWBIW.com

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A look at some vaccine-related legislation in several states - Helena Independent Record

Fri, 2015-02-06 05:11

Helena Independent Record

A look at some vaccine-related legislation in several states
Helena Independent Record
FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 file photo shows a syringe on a printed chart with the recommended immunization schedule in the United States for people up to 18 years of age, at a pediatrician's office in Northridge, Calif. Vaccinations can cause ...

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Lawmakers view MSU funding outlook cautiously - MSU State News

Fri, 2015-02-06 02:49

MSU State News

Lawmakers view MSU funding outlook cautiously
MSU State News
“My hope is that we'll see an increase to the higher education budget because again, in 2011 the governor made some very irresponsible cuts to higher education.” Singh said he hopes Snyder restores the higher education funds that were cut. “We've ...
Before budget presentation, lawmakers talk higher educationThe Michigan Daily

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Before budget presentation, lawmakers talk higher education - The Michigan Daily

Fri, 2015-02-06 01:39

Before budget presentation, lawmakers talk higher education
The Michigan Daily
During the meeting, representatives highlighted that higher education funding has seen significant cuts in the past few decades, which has resulted in a rise in tuition. Over the past few years, state funding has fluctuated — in 2011, Snyder cut ...

House Republicans unveil 78 priorities for 2-year session - Lexington Herald Leader

Thu, 2015-02-05 22:22

House Republicans unveil 78 priorities for 2-year session
Lexington Herald Leader
Rick Snyder' opposition, while also focusing on how to better educate veterans about their available benefits. The priorities are included in a 78-item "action plan" unveiled Thursday by House Speaker Kevin Cotter and his GOP caucus. ... A cut in the ...

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