Snyder's Education Cuts

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 ...

Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November - People's World

Thu, 2014-07-31 22:44

Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November
People's World
Rick Snyder. Snyder's legislative successes include a right-to-work for less law, a law letting the state impose a czar on "failing" local governments - used to force Detroit into bankruptcy - and abolition of teacher tenure, among other items. In ...

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters - FactCheck.org

Thu, 2014-07-31 18:15

Misleading Michigan GOP Primary Voters
FactCheck.org
We found it even includes legislation that cut taxes, could save money and had no fiscal impact. Michigan's 4th Congressional District is now ... It turns out that the Moolenaar campaign is referring to payments of $45,899 and $47,519 that the Michigan ...

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Don't forget to VOTE in primary August 5 - cedarspringspost

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:52

Don't forget to VOTE in primary August 5
cedarspringspost
Labeling himself “one tough nerd,” and “Michigan's Comeback Kid,” his website says that since Rick Snyder took office, Michigan has created more than 220,000 private sector jobs, and our state is #1 in the country for states that have recovered most ...

Mailbag, Part I: - Lynchburg News and Advance

Thu, 2014-07-31 11:53

Mailbag, Part I:
Lynchburg News and Advance
(In Virginia, prep schools seem to be the route a lot of guys go, rather than community colleges.) Going the JUCO route is probably not something you want to do regularly. Only Kansas State's Bill Snyder seems to do be able to do that dance on a yearly ...

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Thu, 2014-07-31 11:39

Bridge Michigan

Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
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

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