Snyder's Education Cuts

Fred Phelps Was a Necessary Evil - TIME

Wed, 2014-03-26 13:14

Fred Phelps Was a Necessary Evil
TIME
I first learned of Fred and Westboro when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Snyder v. Phelps. Al Snyder is the father of a U.S. Marine killed in Iraq. Fred was one of seven Westboro members who protested the Snyder funeral. Al sued for ...

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Peace Corps aims to boost recruiting, diversity - WXOW.com

Wed, 2014-03-26 13:12

Peace Corps aims to boost recruiting, diversity
WXOW.com
Hessler-Radelet said the organization is drastically shortening its application form - cutting the time it takes to complete it from about eight hours to one - and allowing perspective volunteers to apply for specific jobs and countries. The goal is to ...

Detroit emergency manager at the University of Michigan Kevyn Orr justifies ... - World Socialist Web Site

Wed, 2014-03-26 11:26

World Socialist Web Site

Detroit emergency manager at the University of Michigan Kevyn Orr justifies ...
World Socialist Web Site
Orr went on to justify his proposal for pension cuts of as much as one-third for most Detroit retirees as well as the elimination of cost of living raises and retiree health care benefits. At one point he presented an image of a young schoolgirl ...
Detroit prepares for historic debt deal voteThe Detroit News

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University on track for budget cuts - Yale Daily News (blog)

Wed, 2014-03-26 03:23

University on track for budget cuts
Yale Daily News (blog)
In higher education institutions, reducing costs by nine percent over five years is hard, he said: Many of the University's operating costs are very difficult to reduce. “We all need to be ... Most officials interviewed said they felt the budget cuts ...

IYSSE statement: University of Michigan welcomes the dictator of Detroit - World Socialist Web Site

Wed, 2014-03-26 02:51

IYSSE statement: University of Michigan welcomes the dictator of Detroit
World Socialist Web Site
For Orr and the corporate and financial interests he represents, the “future of Detroit” is one in which the working class is made to suffer brutal cuts in jobs, wages and benefits as part of a restructuring of the city for the benefit of the Wall ...

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Will Michigan schools run out of money? - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-03-26 01:07

Will Michigan schools run out of money?
The Detroit News
The funding cuts our students are suffering under are the result of the $1 billion cut to public education rammed through in Snyder's first year in office. That $1 billion cut has continued to compound. When you add up the total impact of the cuts over ...

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Will Michigan recognize 300 same-sex marriages? Snyder deflects questions - WZZM

Tue, 2014-03-25 20:31

Will Michigan recognize 300 same-sex marriages? Snyder deflects questions
WZZM
He defended that action as a cost-cutting measure and said it wasn't targeted at same-sex couples. In a 2013 interview on Mackinac Island, Snyder declined to take a stand on ... The economy and education are issues more important to most voters than ...

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Michigan House moves to repeal 'job-killing' personal property tax, replace ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-03-25 17:35

Michigan House moves to repeal 'job-killing' personal property tax, replace ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder would have hurt their bottom line and forced them to cut city services. The compromise package announced last month by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and introduced with bipartisan support sought to guarantee full reimbursement for communities by ...

Eastern Michigan University students protest school's involvement with EAA - The Ann Arbor News

Tue, 2014-03-25 14:52

Eastern Michigan University students protest school's involvement with EAA
The Ann Arbor News
Staff and student frustration with Eastern Michigan University's involvement in the state's controversial Education Achievement Authority isn't going away. If anything, it's intensifying. Roughly ... Rick Snyder in 2011 that takes over schools whose ...

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Democratic candidate for state Senate begins his campaign in Alma - The Morning Sun

Tue, 2014-03-25 14:45

Democratic candidate for state Senate begins his campaign in Alma
The Morning Sun
Education, the environment, the middle class and women's health are some of the Isabella County resident's campaign issues. Sprague was scheduled to hit ... Snyder's cuts to education. And, local units of government need money for infrastructure, not cuts.

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E-mails renew controversy over identity of Gov. Snyder's NERD fund donors - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-03-25 09:01

E-mails renew controversy over identity of Gov. Snyder's NERD fund donors
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder to disclose the identities of corporate donors to his now dormant NERD Fund Tuesday after e-mails revealed a top aide who was paid from the fund intervened in the purchasing process on behalf of at least two companies, including one headed ...
RGA to hit the airwaves in Michigan to help Rick SnyderWashington Post (blog)
Phil's columnBridge Michigan
Phil Power: Michigan can pay now, or pay laterHollandSentinel.com

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Oneida Indian Nation responds to new Redskins foundation - NBCSports.com

Tue, 2014-03-25 08:55

Oneida Indian Nation responds to new Redskins foundation
NBCSports.com
“We are also hopeful that in his new initiative to honor Native Americans' struggle, Mr. Snyder makes sure people do not forget that he and his predecessor George Preston Marshall, a famous segregationist, have made our people's lives so much more ...

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Dearborn significantly impacted by missed revenue sharing - Dearborn Press and Guide

Tue, 2014-03-25 07:16

Dearborn significantly impacted by missed revenue sharing
Dearborn Press and Guide
Rick Snyder's proposed budget for next year includes the first significant increase in revenue sharing in more than a decade. Legislators are still discussing what do with revenue ... We are hopeful Lansing's annual raid on local revenue sharing has ...

Phil's column - Bridge Michigan

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:55

Phil's column
Bridge Michigan
The first step in this year's political pander dance was for a couple Republican senators to propose – what else? – a tax cut. But when it turned out that would pay for, maybe, a couple of lattes at the local Starbucks, support cooled. And when we got ...
Phil Power: Michigan can pay now, or pay laterHollandSentinel.com

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Staffer knocked unconscious at Bartram High - Philly.com

Tue, 2014-03-25 05:20

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Staffer knocked unconscious at Bartram High
Philly.com
Kristen A. Graham and Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writers. Last updated: Tuesday, March ... Because support staff had been cut, there were fewer staff members monitoring the halls and making sure students get to class, she said. The teacher whose ...

Mich. governor deflects same-sex marriage questions - Greenville News

Tue, 2014-03-25 01:16

Mich. governor deflects same-sex marriage questions
Greenville News
He defended that action as a cost-cutting measure and said it wasn't targeted at same-sex couples. In a 2013 interview on Mackinac Island, Snyder declined to take a stand on ... The economy and education are issues more important to most voters than ...

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Will Michigan recognize 300 same-sex marriages? Snyder deflects questions in ... - Battle Creek Enquirer

Mon, 2014-03-24 23:58

Will Michigan recognize 300 same-sex marriages? Snyder deflects questions in ...
Battle Creek Enquirer
He defended that action as a cost-cutting measure and said it wasn't targeted at same-sex couples. In a 2013 interview on Mackinac Island, Snyder declined to take a stand on ... The economy and education are issues more important to most voters than ...

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Will Michigan recognize 100 gay marriages? Snyder deflects questions in NYC - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2014-03-24 18:53

Will Michigan recognize 100 gay marriages? Snyder deflects questions in NYC
Detroit Free Press
He defended that action as a cost-cutting measure and said it wasn't targeted at same-sex couples. In a 2013 interview on Mackinac Island, Snyder declined to take a stand on ... The economy and education are issues more important to most voters than ...

RGA to hit the airwaves in Michigan to help Rick Snyder - Washington Post (blog)

Mon, 2014-03-24 17:16

Washington Post (blog)

RGA to hit the airwaves in Michigan to help Rick Snyder
Washington Post (blog)
The DGA hit Snyder for cutting education funding and touted Democratic candidate and Mark Schauer, a former congressman, in its first ad. The new ad buy comes as a recent poll showed Schauer running in a close race against Snyder. The subject of the ...

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Dearborn significantly impacted by missed revenue sharing - Dearborn Press and Guide

Mon, 2014-03-24 15:51

Dearborn significantly impacted by missed revenue sharing
Dearborn Press and Guide
We are hopeful Lansing's annual raid on local revenue sharing has ended and a period of fund restoration has begun and will continue until all cuts are restored,” Noonan said. To understand the issue, O'Reilly pointed to the history of sales tax in ...

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