Snyder's Education Cuts

Brazile: A Republican Revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees - The Herald-News

Sat, 2015-02-28 23:59

Brazile: A Republican Revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees
The Herald-News
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: “It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...

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Mike Connell: School reforms doomed to failure - Port Huron Times Herald

Sat, 2015-02-28 22:47

Mike Connell: School reforms doomed to failure
Port Huron Times Herald
Modern reforms — No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, Common Core and the like — are efforts to add layers of new regulations and expectations without changing the fundamental structure of public education. "Created in the era of the assembly line ...

WNY expo all set to go at Erie County Fairgrounds - Buffalo News

Sat, 2015-02-28 18:43

WNY expo all set to go at Erie County Fairgrounds
Buffalo News
For the remainder of the expo, attendees can stop by and chat with Bone Cold TV hosts Brandon Scott, Shaun Thompson, Todd and Cody Allen or Caleb Cutting, and the group provides seminars at 3 p.m. on Thursday, at 4 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. on ...

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After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp - Charleston Gazette

Sat, 2015-02-28 18:05

After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp
Charleston Gazette
That followed about two-and-a-half hours of impassioned debate, pitting supporters, who said the bill will correct a system that inflates wages and puts undue burden on taxpayers, against opponents, who said the bill is a race to the bottom to cut ...

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Michigan Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School ... - WEMU

Fri, 2015-02-27 13:19

Michigan Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School ...
WEMU
Hopgood says education funding is too easy a target for Republican leaders when the state faces budget issues. “It's not convenient for our kids,” he said. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's desperately needed.”.

School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budget - The Macomb Daily

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:58

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School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budget
The Macomb Daily
Rick Snyder, shown here in a session with Macomb Daily reporters last fall. MACOMB DAILY ... The House and Senate appropriations committees gave final approval to an executive order earlier this month reducing the current fiscal year budget an ...
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsThe State

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Susan J. Demas: Unholy alliance between Democrats and Tea Party forming to ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-02-27 07:56

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Susan J. Demas: Unholy alliance between Democrats and Tea Party forming to ...
MLive.com
You had Republicans voting for tax increases and justifying it by cutting business taxes, Democrats railing against said taxes, and Tea Partiers staying mum because their GOP allies were in power. With Proposal 1 ... him in November. With Snyder's ...

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Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:43

The Detroit News

Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge
The Detroit News
You'd expect a decade of continuing crisis would focus the managerial mind more acutely, that the exodus of students, the cutting of teachers, staff and capacity would occasion a corresponding reduction in central administration brass. ... Change is ...

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State Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School Aid ... - WKAR

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:17

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State Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School Aid ...
WKAR
Democrats like Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood say revenues earmarked for education are too easy a target for Republican leaders. “Well it's not convenient for our kids,” he says. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's ...
School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budgetThe Macomb Daily
Budget Cuts and Diversion From School Aid Fund Approved by State SenateWMUK
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsWashington Times

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State Senate sends budget cuts to Gov. Snyder that divert surplus school aid ... - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:05

Michigan Radio

State Senate sends budget cuts to Gov. Snyder that divert surplus school aid ...
Michigan Radio
Hopgood says education funding is too easy a target for Republican leaders when the state faces budget issues. “It's not convenient for our kids,” he said. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's desperately needed.”.
School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budgetThe Oakland Press
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsNews & Observer

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Michigan Senate Approves Another Round Of Budget Cuts - CBS Local

Thu, 2015-02-26 16:25

Michigan Senate Approves Another Round Of Budget Cuts
CBS Local
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...

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Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts - The State

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:28

Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts
The State
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...

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Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts - The Idaho Statesman

Thu, 2015-02-26 14:58

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Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts
The Idaho Statesman
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...
Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ...Daily Journal

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Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:05

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Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood, a Democrat from Taylor, offered an amendment that would ...
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsMidland Daily News

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Plan to fill budget hole, shift School Aid money, headed to Gov. Rick Snyder ... - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-02-26 12:08

MLive.com

Plan to fill budget hole, shift School Aid money, headed to Gov. Rick Snyder ...
MLive.com
The School Aid Fund, which was projected to end the year $283.8 million balance, can be used on both K-12 and higher education, per the state constitution, but Democrats have accused majority Republicans of "raiding" the fund in recent years. "This ...

Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ... - Daily Journal

Thu, 2015-02-26 11:37

Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ...
Daily Journal
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood, a Democrat from Taylor, offered an amendment that would ...

State funding trends impact affordability efforts - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2015-02-26 01:43

State funding trends impact affordability efforts
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder (R) for recommending a 2-percent increase in state appropriations for higher education in fiscal year 2016. .... “I think that's impacted some folks, I'm sure it has, even low- to middle-income students have been impacted by that cut ...

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State funding trends impact affordability efforts - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2015-02-26 01:43

State funding trends impact affordability efforts
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder (R) for recommending a 2-percent increase in state appropriations for higher education in fiscal year 2016. .... “I think that's impacted some folks, I'm sure it has, even low- to middle-income students have been impacted by that cut ...

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Farmington Schools chief remains optimistic, despite Governor's budget - Farmington Voice

Thu, 2015-02-26 01:04

Farmington Schools chief remains optimistic, despite Governor's budget
Farmington Voice
Even though Governor Rick Snyder's proposed budget includes a possible $25 per pupil funding cut for Farmington Public Schools (FPS), Superintendent George Heitsch appears to be holding onto his optimistic budget view. In December, school officials ...

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Michigan Workers Warn Wisconsin About The Danger of 'Right-To-Work' Laws - ThinkProgress

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:15

ThinkProgress

Michigan Workers Warn Wisconsin About The Danger of 'Right-To-Work' Laws
ThinkProgress
In fact, the administration of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) has lowered the number of jobs businesses need to create in order to get a massive tax credit, because too few were meeting the original threshold. Meanwhile, the impact of the right to ...

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