Snyder's Education Cuts

Schauer's plan criticized for lack of details - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

Sun, 2014-08-03 09:20

Schauer's plan criticized for lack of details
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
On fixing the roads, Schauer said he wants to develop a bipartisan solution that requires businesses that received a tax cut under Snyder to "pay their fair share." He doesn't indicate how much is fair, but also said he does not want to increase the 6 ...
Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballotSentinel-Standard
Netroots 2014, A Detroit Retrospective: MI GOP Governor Rick Snyder Could ...PoliticusUSA

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Schauer offers 24-page 'blueprint' for Michigan - South Bend Tribune

Sun, 2014-08-03 06:06

Schauer offers 24-page 'blueprint' for Michigan
South Bend Tribune
Schauer's plan, unveiled at a Lansing-area union training facility, also contains initiatives he's previously proposed -- restoring income tax breaks for retirees and others, and reversing cuts to education that Snyder enacted during his first year in ...

Community calendar - The State

Sun, 2014-08-03 01:13

The State

Community calendar
The State
(803) 777-5369. MONDAY. CUTS FOR KIDS: 10 a.m. Monday through Aug. .... BACK TO SCHOOL BASH: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at Reid Chapel, 724 Gabriel St. Free public event will feature speakers, entertainment, food and educational events regarding topics ...

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Q&A: Brian Snyder - Centre Daily Times

Sat, 2014-08-02 23:23

Q&A: Brian Snyder
Centre Daily Times
Brian Snyder's work as executive director of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture takes him across the country advocating and educating about sustainable, local foods. Though the organization is located in Millheim, Snyder said ...

Netroots 2014, A Detroit Retrospective: MI GOP Governor Rick Snyder Could ... - PoliticusUSA

Sat, 2014-08-02 19:25

Netroots 2014, A Detroit Retrospective: MI GOP Governor Rick Snyder Could ...
PoliticusUSA
Schauer has expressed his support for equal pay, marriage equality, women's reproductive rights, a higher and living minimum wage, restoration of public education cuts, clean energy and climate change legislation, protection of union and pension rights ...
Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballotSentinel-Standard

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Shockingly sleazy GOP governors: “Knaves, scoundrels, extremists and ... - Salon

Sat, 2014-08-02 11:32

Salon

Shockingly sleazy GOP governors: “Knaves, scoundrels, extremists and ...
Salon
I won't go into details about that, because Snyder has much more grievous and unique problems worth focusing on—most notably, the profoundly anti-democratic emergency manager law, which allows the state to replace local elected government with ...

A 'gamble' for Michigan cities? Critics question promise of Proposal 1 in run ... - MLive.com

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:46

A 'gamble' for Michigan cities? Critics question promise of Proposal 1 in run ...
MLive.com
While the replacement revenue would be codified in state statute, Fouts said he does not trust promises made by state government, noting that lawmakers previously cut statutory revenue sharing payments to local governments. ... address local government ...

Snyder's challenger unveils job plan in Lake City - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:02

Cadillac News (subscription)

Snyder's challenger unveils job plan in Lake City
Cadillac News (subscription)
Schauer said there are more than 955,000 Democrats in Michigan who voted for President Barack Obama in 2008 and again for his reelection in 2012 but didn't vote when Republican Snyder beat Democrat Virgil Bernero in 2010. Schauer said his own ... 1 ...

Community calendar - The State

Sat, 2014-08-02 00:56

The State

Community calendar
The State
(803) 777-5369. MONDAY. CUTS FOR KIDS: 10 a.m. Monday through Aug. .... BACK TO SCHOOL BASH: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at Reid Chapel, 724 Gabriel St. Free public event will feature speakers, entertainment, food and educational events regarding topics ...

Ballots crowded for 6 no-incumbent seats in Oakland state House races - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2014-08-01 22:40

Ballots crowded for 6 no-incumbent seats in Oakland state House races
Detroit Free Press
McHugh's opponents were stirred Friday when McHugh flyers went out that said they were paid for by the Great Lakes Education Project, a political-action committee largely funded by Amway billionaire and Republican Party leader Richard DeVos. The flyers ...

Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballot - Sentinel-Standard

Fri, 2014-08-01 18:56

Cadillac News (subscription)

Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballot
Sentinel-Standard
Single top issue for Michigan and your plan to address it: We need to reverse Rick Snyder's $1 billion in education cuts, which raise class sizes, hurt school quality, and make it harder for our children to compete for the jobs of the future. As ...
Snyder's challenger unveils job plan in Lake CityCadillac News (subscription)

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Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballot - Sentinel-Standard

Fri, 2014-08-01 18:46

Schauer, Snyder unopposed on primary ballot
Sentinel-Standard
Single top issue for Michigan and your plan to address it: We need to reverse Rick Snyder's $1 billion in education cuts, which raise class sizes, hurt school quality, and make it harder for our children to compete for the jobs of the future. As ...

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 27, 2014 - Publishers Weekly

Fri, 2014-08-01 17:20

Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 27, 2014
Publishers Weekly
One week after the first trailer for the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey debuted (and quickly became the most viewed YouTube film preview of 2014), the books in E.L. James's trilogy landed in the top three spots in the Romance category on Apple ...

Grandfather Inspires Buffalo Student to Pursue Health Care Career - University of Wyoming News

Fri, 2014-08-01 12:58

Grandfather Inspires Buffalo Student to Pursue Health Care Career
University of Wyoming News
August 1, 2014 — As a young child, Grace Gardner of Buffalo would don rubber gloves and, with a toy knife, she pretended to cut into her stuffed animals to perform surgery. Inspired by her grandfather, Dr. Ron Gardner, she wanted to be a doctor some ...

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Detroit kindergartens “experiment” with 100-student class sizes - World Socialist Web Site

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:03

Detroit kindergartens “experiment” with 100-student class sizes
World Socialist Web Site
In Detroit, under the control of an emergency manager both in the city and school district, bankruptcy is being used to drastically reduce the living standards of the working class population, including the caliber of education for its youth. The city ...

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Proposal 1 has broad support, but passage no sure thing - Livingston Daily

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:02

Bridge Michigan

Proposal 1 has broad support, but passage no sure thing
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Experienced candidates vie for District 11 Senate seat - The Oakland Press

Fri, 2014-08-01 04:46

Experienced candidates vie for District 11 Senate seat
The Oakland Press
“First, Michigan must restore money diverted from the Student Aid Fund to pay for Governor (Rick) Snyder's corporate tax cut,” Lipton said, advocating for a bill that would commission a study to determine the true cost of education in Michigan. Barnett ...

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In Mich. governor race, challenger lags in everything but optimism - Toledo Blade

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:04

In Mich. governor race, challenger lags in everything but optimism
Toledo Blade
Since then, some people who voted for Mr. Snyder have been stunned by his policies, which, as his challenger noted, have included “education cuts, a tax on retiree pensions, a property tax increase on business, all to provide a $1.8 billion tax cut ...

Time to revive the Michigan Dream - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:02

Time to revive the Michigan Dream
The Detroit News
Unfortunately, after nearly four years on the job, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has put our Michigan Dream at risk, dismantling our public education system, making college unaffordable for many, cutting money for vital services like police and fire ...

Time to revive the Michigan Dream - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:02

Time to revive the Michigan Dream
The Detroit News
Unfortunately, after nearly four years on the job, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has put our Michigan Dream at risk, dismantling our public education system, making college unaffordable for many, cutting money for vital services like police and fire ...

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