Snyder's Education Cuts

Minor: Governor ignores fiscal realities - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:20

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Minor: Governor ignores fiscal realities
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Draconian cuts in education and health care spending had outraged Kansas citizens and brought hundreds of protesters to the state capitol. Bryant exuded optimism that the state' economy was in the best financial condition ever. He didn't dare mention ...

Proposed hike in state sales tax to fund road repairs gives Kalamazoo County ... - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:56

Proposed hike in state sales tax to fund road repairs gives Kalamazoo County ...
MLive.com
"Given the reaction of voters in this survey to turn against Proposal 1 after they heard more detailed information, it is doubtful that Governor Snyder and the supporters of Proposal 1 are going to be able to identify one or messages that will convince ...

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing - Insurance News Net

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:46

Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
Insurance News Net
The Snyder Act of 1921 (25 USC 13) legislatively affirmed this trust responsibility. As part of upholding its responsibility, the federal ... Budgets have not even kept up with medical inflation, contract support cost needs, and sequestration cuts. We ...

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Rise & Shine: The race is on for the next State Assembly speaker - Chalkbeat New York

Thu, 2015-01-29 07:36

Rise & Shine: The race is on for the next State Assembly speaker
Chalkbeat New York
by Stephanie Snyder on January 29, 2015 7:29 am ... The New York State Educational Conference Board – seven groups including New York State United Teachers, Council of School Superintendents and state School Boards Association – is calling for Cuomo to ...

"Eat Well, Play Well" opens at Children's Museum of Richmond-Frederickburg - Fredericksburg.com

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:42

Fredericksburg.com

"Eat Well, Play Well" opens at Children's Museum of Richmond-Frederickburg
Fredericksburg.com
The concept of “eating the rainbow” is illustrated at a puzzle table at which children match photographs of whole fruits and vegetables with photographs of the same edibles peeled and cut. They'll see that fruits and veggies really do come in every ...

Smithville ISD: Board approves extension for superintendent - Austin American-Statesman

Thu, 2015-01-29 01:29

Austin American-Statesman

Smithville ISD: Board approves extension for superintendent
Austin American-Statesman
At Monday's school board meeting, the board retired into closed session to evaluate the superintendent and state of the district. After two hours of discussion, the board unanimously approved Rock McNulty as superintendent for another year to lead the ...

NC not waiting on FAA to explore commercial drone use - News & Observer

Wed, 2015-01-28 22:05

News & Observer

NC not waiting on FAA to explore commercial drone use
News & Observer
That particular aircraft is mainly aimed at agricultural use, said the office's director, Kyle Snyder. By late spring, NGAT expects to receive the aircraft it will use for the DOT experiments, Snyder said. The highway department is keen to evaluate ...

GUEST COLUMN: '40 hours is full time' - St. John Valley Times

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:22

St. John Valley Times

GUEST COLUMN: '40 hours is full time'
St. John Valley Times
Unfortunately, flaws in the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” are discouraging employers from hiring and are resulting in part-time workers having their hours reduced and thus their paychecks cut. ... As the ASAA – “The School ...

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Let's Place Bets On The Crowdsourced Washington Football Team Movie - DCist.com

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:07

Let's Place Bets On The Crowdsourced Washington Football Team Movie
DCist.com
Farkas and Plavnick are targeting a very specific subset of Washingtonians with this documentary: Those educated enough to have familiarity with Snyder's lawsuit and understand how stupid it was, yet invested enough in the team to pine for their glory ...

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Blackhorse: My Face-to-Face With Dan Snyder's Chum, Navajo Nation President ... - Indian Country Today Media Network

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:32

Indian Country Today Media Network

Blackhorse: My Face-to-Face With Dan Snyder's Chum, Navajo Nation President ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
I knew that when the Washington team came to my home state of Arizona we would greet the owner, Dan Snyder, with the largest ever Change the Mascot rally at the University of Phoenix stadium. We knew this was a monumental time and we hosted over ...

Education early focus for Michgan Senate GOP - Livingston Daily

Wed, 2015-01-28 07:25

Livingston Daily

Education early focus for Michgan Senate GOP
Livingston Daily
Meekhof said tax cuts — possibly an income tax reduction — are a "ways out" from being considered but "always at the top of our list." State revenue is $289 million short of projections in the current year and ... One of the vetoed measures contained ...
Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOPCrain's Detroit Business
Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOPThe Idaho Statesman

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Letter: School choice is crossing party lines - SouthCoastToday.com

Wed, 2015-01-28 02:38

Letter: School choice is crossing party lines
SouthCoastToday.com
Though it is popular for Democrats to criticize Republicans for cutting aid to education, emasculating the teachers union and generally messing with the heads of our children, none other than New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, son of the late ...

Republican Governors Raising Taxes, Media Applauds - American Thinker (blog)

Wed, 2015-01-28 02:23

Republican Governors Raising Taxes, Media Applauds
American Thinker (blog)
Brian Sandoval, a Republican, propose a $1.1 billion tax increase for education this month. “Whether we kill it by five votes or 15 votes or 25 votes, we are going to kill it.” ... Rick Snyder of Michigan, a Republican who has urged voters to support a ...

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Guest editorial: Rick Snyder's big 'river' - HollandSentinel.com

Tue, 2015-01-27 22:49

Guest editorial: Rick Snyder's big 'river'
HollandSentinel.com
... that will combine the state departments of community health and human services — is a way to cut costs, to create the illusion of progress by removing Michiganders from life — and health-sustaining benefits, Snyder's river of opportunity will ...

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOP - Crain's Detroit Business

Tue, 2015-01-27 21:46

Crain's Detroit Business

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOP
Crain's Detroit Business
The education bills, including a proposed "early-warning" plan to detect financial problems in K-12 districts sooner, are among the Senate GOP's priorities in the next three months, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof of West Olive said. Other goals ...
Education bills a top early focus for Senate RepublicansMonroe Evening News
Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOPAlbany Times Union

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Davenport school board postpones start date decision - Quad City Times

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:30

Davenport school board postpones start date decision
Quad City Times
Board member Nikki DeFauw proposed the postponement until Branstad amends his current directive to the Department of Education or until the March 15 deadline. “We'll do what we can. We'll advocate our positions,” ... getting trumped here. Tourism is ...

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Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP - Albany Times Union

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:43

Albany Times Union

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP
Albany Times Union
The education bills, including a proposed "early-warning" plan to detect financial problems in K-12 districts sooner, are among the Senate GOP's priorities in the next three months, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof of West Olive said. Other goals ...

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Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP - SFGate

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:20

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP
SFGate
Meekhof said tax cuts — possibly an income tax reduction — are a "ways out" from being considered but "always at the top of our list." State revenue is $289 million short of projections in the current year and ... One of the vetoed measures contained ...
Education bills a top early focus for Senate Republicansminbcnews.com

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Meekhof: GOP frustration has subsided after Snyder vetoes - The Morning Sun

Tue, 2015-01-27 11:53

Meekhof: GOP frustration has subsided after Snyder vetoes
The Morning Sun
The education bills, including a proposed “early-warning” plan to detect financial problems in K-12 districts earlier, are among the Senate GOP's priorities in the next three months, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof of West Olive said. Other goals ...

Business neighbors news for the week of Jan. 25, 2015 - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Tue, 2015-01-27 10:44

Business neighbors news for the week of Jan. 25, 2015
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Wagman Companies sponsors food drives: Wagman Companies, a full service general contractor headquartered in York, sponsored food drives in their Pennsylvania and Virginia offices this fall. Wagman's York offices teamed up to sponsor a "Stick it to ...

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