Snyder's Education Cuts

New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote - The Elkhart Truth

Sat, 2015-01-10 04:26

New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote
The Elkhart Truth
When Snyder and Republicans took control of state government four years ago, they enacted a conservative agenda of business tax cuts, right-to-work laws, toughened emergency manager measures and changes to public workers' retirement benefits.

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Despite 'Tax Cut Fever,' State Revenue Grows by Billions - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Sat, 2015-01-10 00:02

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Despite 'Tax Cut Fever,' State Revenue Grows by Billions
Michigan Capitol Confidential
“When it comes to easing the burden of taxation, there are only two reforms that apply over the decade, both during the Snyder administration.” The series of changes to the personal income tax wouldn't qualify as a tax cut. In 2007, legislators ...

'Image Expo 2015' Kicks Off a Huge Year for Image Comics With Loads of ... - Headlines & Global News

Fri, 2015-01-09 12:30

Headlines & Global News

'Image Expo 2015' Kicks Off a Huge Year for Image Comics With Loads of ...
Headlines & Global News
This year's Image Expo got underway with Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson giving a keynote address at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The keynote was a presentation filled to the brim with guests, creators and announcements ...

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Michigan gets low grade for higher education costs - The Michigan Daily

Fri, 2015-01-09 01:15

Michigan gets low grade for higher education costs
The Michigan Daily
Republican Governor Rick Snyder's administration cut higher education funding by 15 percent in 2011, his first year in office. After the decrease his administration has incrementally increased higher education funding by 3.1 percent in 2012, 2.2 ...

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Michigan gets low grade for higher education costs - The Michigan Daily

Fri, 2015-01-09 01:15

Michigan gets low grade for higher education costs
The Michigan Daily
Republican Governor Rick Snyder's administration cut higher education funding by 15 percent in 2011, his first year in office. After the decrease his administration has incrementally increased higher education funding by 3.1 percent in 2012, 2.2 ...

Michigan gets low grade for higher education costs - The Michigan Daily

Fri, 2015-01-09 01:15

Michigan gets low grade for higher education costs
The Michigan Daily
Republican Governor Rick Snyder's administration cut higher education funding by 15 percent in 2011, his first year in office. After the decrease his administration has incrementally increased higher education funding by 3.1 percent in 2012, 2.2 ...

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In Low Gasoline Prices, an Opening Emerges for Higher Taxes - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2015-01-08 15:08

Wall Street Journal

In Low Gasoline Prices, an Opening Emerges for Higher Taxes
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder has pushed for a gas-tax increase by warning the state's roads would deteriorate without more money to maintain them. The legislature approved a ... And some Republicans say they want tighter restrictions on how the money is spent—to cut ...

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How Buying Your First Home Just Got More Affordable - KTIC

Thu, 2015-01-08 14:29

How Buying Your First Home Just Got More Affordable
KTIC
The president also said his administration would continue to cut “red tape” between lenders and borrowers, and promised to preserve “sound underwriting standards” to assure homeowners receive loans they can fully pay. And he touted the Consumer ...

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News > Top Stories & Breaking News - Morgan County Herald

Thu, 2015-01-08 13:12

News > Top Stories & Breaking News
Morgan County Herald
Superintendent Lori Snyder-Lowe recommended the Board of Education approve the list of graduating senior students. The board ... 16 • “The cut over to the 'Next Generation 911 System' is complete and successful,” says David Bailey. “The system is up ...

New Congress seeks to redefine full-time work in health law, which colleges ... - Inside Higher Ed

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:56

New Congress seeks to redefine full-time work in health law, which colleges ...
Inside Higher Ed
They said the change would help workers in a range of industries, such as higher education, regain the hours that employers cut to avoid hitting the 30-hour threshold. Thomas J. Snyder, president of Ivy Tech Community College, which is Indiana's ...

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State lawmakers outline 2015 priorities - Uniontown Herald Standard

Thu, 2015-01-08 02:19

Uniontown Herald Standard

State lawmakers outline 2015 priorities
Uniontown Herald Standard
Mahoney, who ran unopposed in the November election, said that his fifth term agenda will be primarily focused on education, job training, alleviating abuse and combating epidemic illegal drug use. “It sickens me every time I read the obituary of ...

CHAMBER CHATTER: Gingerbread men get ready for bed - Austin American-Statesman

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:23

CHAMBER CHATTER: Gingerbread men get ready for bed
Austin American-Statesman
The traits are as follows: for March, self-reliance; for October, compassion; and for December, perseverance. If you would like to sponsor one of these months, please contact Evelyn Weilert at Bastrop County Character Education, 512-303-3689. The cost ...

Court system using intensive program to turn Central New York criminals into ... - Syracuse.com

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:02

Syracuse.com

Court system using intensive program to turn Central New York criminals into ...
Syracuse.com
This new program would cut six years off of that. The catch: He ... The team consists of a U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Baxter, Assistant U.S. Attorney Tamara Thomson, Assistant Federal Public Defender Randi Bianco and Senior Federal Probation Officer ...

News > Top Stories & Breaking News - Morgan County Herald

Wed, 2015-01-07 11:51

News > Top Stories & Breaking News
Morgan County Herald
Superintendent Lori Snyder-Lowe recommended the Board of Education approve the list of graduating senior students. The board ... 16 • “The cut over to the 'Next Generation 911 System' is complete and successful,” says David Bailey. “The system is up ...

Governor to focus on jobs, roads during second term - The Michigan Daily

Wed, 2015-01-07 02:34

Governor to focus on jobs, roads during second term
The Michigan Daily
Snyder also lauded his administration's investment in preschool education during his inaugural address, which was included in his $15.8 billion budget in June. In 2011, the governor cut funding to higher education by 15 percent, but has since increased ...

Governor to focus on jobs, roads during second term - The Michigan Daily

Wed, 2015-01-07 02:34

Governor to focus on jobs, roads during second term
The Michigan Daily
Snyder also lauded his administration's investment in preschool education during his inaugural address, which was included in his $15.8 billion budget in June. In 2011, the governor cut funding to higher education by 15 percent, but has since increased ...

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Detroit schools may take next step without an EM - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-01-07 00:06

The Detroit News

Detroit schools may take next step without an EM
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder, who appointed Martin, indicated a desire for change in DPS last month, saying “we've been there too long with an emergency manager.” With Martin's ... He says the district has avoided closing schools since he took over, and increased its ...

Newton, Green, Andover to tackle school cost gap, tuition estimates - New Jersey Herald

Tue, 2015-01-06 23:09

Newton, Green, Andover to tackle school cost gap, tuition estimates
New Jersey Herald
NEWTON — The widening gap between what Andover and Green school districts have been charged and what it actually costs to educate their high school students at Newton High School is at the top of the three districts' school boards' agenda this month ...

2014 In Review: Part Two (July through December) - Crawford county avalanche

Tue, 2015-01-06 11:52

2014 In Review: Part Two (July through December)
Crawford county avalanche
It was a busy year for Grayling and Crawford County. With 2014 coming to an end, the Crawford County Avalanche presents Part Two (July through December) of its annual Year In Review feature. Last week's Avalanche included Part One (January through ...

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Rick Cohen's 10 Predictions for Nonprofits and Foundations in 2015 - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Tue, 2015-01-06 10:52

Rick Cohen's 10 Predictions for Nonprofits and Foundations in 2015
The Nonprofit Quarterly
There will be no hiding place for racism, overt or otherwise: As the year came to an end, some fans of the Washington, D.C., NFL franchise owned by Dan Snyder organized a tailgate fundraising event at FedEx Field before the game against the Dallas ...

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