Snyder's Education Cuts

Shifting Tone, GOP Governors Will Face a Test - New York Times

Sun, 2015-01-11 20:08

Shifting Tone, GOP Governors Will Face a Test
New York Times
Rick Snyder of Michigan, who overcame conservative objections to financial aid for Detroit, is proposing higher gasoline taxes to improve roads, which is unpopular on his right. The prospect of sweeping new tax ... Rick Scott, who was sworn in last ...

New Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote - Grand Haven Tribune

Sun, 2015-01-11 17:11

Grand Haven Tribune

New Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote
Grand Haven Tribune
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. In the ...

Brian Dickerson: Learning the price of a free education - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sun, 2015-01-11 13:50

Battle Creek Enquirer

Brian Dickerson: Learning the price of a free education
Battle Creek Enquirer
Senate Bill 423 would require Snyder's Department of Technology, Management and Budget to tell legislators no later than next January how much it would cost Michigan to provide a free education that enables every student to meet the high school ...
New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May voteAlbany Times Union

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A Closer Look: The fire tax in Cumberland County - Carlisle Sentinel

Sun, 2015-01-11 10:51

Carlisle Sentinel

A Closer Look: The fire tax in Cumberland County
Carlisle Sentinel
Sentinel Reporter Joseph Cress takes a look at the fire tax in Cumberland County. An estimated 15 municipalities across Cumberland County have implemented a fire tax in recent years in support of volunteer companies feeling the double strain of rising ...
FIRE TAX: Chiefs: Levy frees up time, eases volunteer fundraising burdensThe Sentinel

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FIRE TAX: Chiefs: Levy frees up time, eases volunteer fundraising burdens - Carlisle Sentinel

Sun, 2015-01-11 07:06

FIRE TAX: Chiefs: Levy frees up time, eases volunteer fundraising burdens
Carlisle Sentinel
At the same time, increases in food prices and other overhead have cut into the profit margin of traditional fundraising events tied to volunteer fire companies, Snyder said. To remain competitive with other events, many fire companies are reluctant to ...

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Michigan braces to learn the price of a free education - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2015-01-11 00:39

Detroit Free Press

Michigan braces to learn the price of a free education
Detroit Free Press
Senate Bill 423 would require Snyder's Department of Technology, Management and Budget to tell legislators no later than next January how much it would cost Michigan to provide a free education that enables every student to meet the high school ...
New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May votePetoskey News-Review

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House Speaker Cotter likes parts of road plan - Lansing State Journal

Sat, 2015-01-10 16:50

Lansing State Journal

House Speaker Cotter likes parts of road plan
Lansing State Journal
(left to right) Representative Kevin Cotter (R.) Mt. Pleasant and Chairperson Bob Genetski (R.) Saugatuck listen as MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon addresses the Michigan House Appropriation Subcommittee on Higher Education to defend the university's ...

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New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote - Petoskey News-Review

Sat, 2015-01-10 11:44

New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote
Petoskey News-Review
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. In the ...

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Obama Says 'America Is Coming Back,' Wants to 'Go Full Speed Ahead' in ... - KTIC

Sat, 2015-01-10 06:21

Obama Says 'America Is Coming Back,' Wants to 'Go Full Speed Ahead' in ...
KTIC
Bringing a higher education within reach. Creating more jobs that pay good wages,” Obama noted, “these are just some of the ways we can help every American get ahead in the new economy.” “There's more to come,” he concluded, “because America is ...

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New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote - Beaumont Enterprise

Sat, 2015-01-10 04:31

New Michigan Legislature's early agenda depends on May vote
Beaumont Enterprise
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. In the ...

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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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