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Mark Schauer says he will not sign the 'no tax pledge' - MyFox Detroit

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 19:31

Mark Schauer says he will not sign the 'no tax pledge'
MyFox Detroit
The 24-page document includes a pledge to create tens of thousands of new jobs by spending more on education, restoring tax credits to middle class families and providing incentives for companies to bring jobs back from China and Mexico. But Gov ...

Schauer lays out his plan for governor election - WNEM Saginaw

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 18:35

Schauer lays out his plan for governor election
WNEM Saginaw
"Snyder has given big cuts to corporations," Schauer said. Schauer believes voters will decide based on who has the better ... Schauer laid out a 10 point plan with education at the center of it. "And we make higher education affordable. It really is ...

Democrat Mark Schauer releases jobs plan, calls for aggressive renewable ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 16:38

Democrat Mark Schauer releases jobs plan, calls for aggressive renewable ...
MLive.com
The Battle Creek Democrat also reiterated his call for an increased investment in education, which he said would better position the state to compete for good jobs. He promised to reverse Snyder's “devastating cuts” to education, which he pegged at ...

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Dr. Seawood Thanks Board; Shares MDE Report - WSJM

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:34

WSJM

Dr. Seawood Thanks Board; Shares MDE Report
WSJM
Two more years have been tacked onto Seawood's current contract. It pays him $126,000 annually under a 10% pay cut all district workers accepted a few years ago. He says a report from the Michigan Department of Education shows district staff is under ...

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Susan J. Demas: Here's one key way Michigan hasn't recovered from the Great ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:29

Susan J. Demas: Here's one key way Michigan hasn't recovered from the Great ...
MLive.com
One of the main culprits was a bill Snyder signed making it harder to go after those responsible for deadbeat corporations, which comes with an estimated $280 million hit to state revenue. Michigan also has embarked on big business tax cuts -- the new ...

Detroit-Style Pension Cuts: Could It Happen Here? - Fox and Hounds Daily

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 09:19

Detroit-Style Pension Cuts: Could It Happen Here?
Fox and Hounds Daily
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed an emergency manager for Detroit finances, Orr, who proposed a 27 percent pension cut. A court-appointed Central Falls receiver, Robert Flanders, proposed pension cuts of up to 55 percent. ... Because the state of ...

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See where the 34th District state House candidates stand on the issues - The Flint Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 08:02

See where the 34th District state House candidates stand on the issues
The Flint Journal
Part of the $1 Billion dollars cut from the education budget was a direct hit to higher education institutions. I would like to ... What the Snyder Administration has done to dismantle Public Education is nothing short of an assault on Democracy itself ...

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Graham Couch: Playoff system offers Big Ten fresh start, but nowhere to hide - Lansing State Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 07:15

Graham Couch: Playoff system offers Big Ten fresh start, but nowhere to hide
Lansing State Journal
Analysis: U-M, MSU at Big Ten football media day: Joe Rexrode, Graham Couch and Mark Snyder discuss U-M, MSU and Big Ten football. ... Transparent, educated and fair human evaluation is the new mantra. ... “I think we'll make the cut.” The Big Ten is ...

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Bitcoin gaining popularity around the globe - WNEM Saginaw

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:25

Bitcoin gaining popularity around the globe
WNEM Saginaw
The Michigan Attorney General's office issued a statement warning consumers to educate themselves about the currency before using them to buy and sell items. During a campaign stop a few weeks ago, Governor Rick Snyder spoke with TV5 about bitcoins.

Graham Couch: Playoff system offers Big Ten fresh start, but nowhere to hide - Lansing State Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:32

Graham Couch: Playoff system offers Big Ten fresh start, but nowhere to hide
Lansing State Journal
Analysis: U-M, MSU at Big Ten football media day: Joe Rexrode, Graham Couch and Mark Snyder discuss U-M, MSU and Big Ten football. ... Transparent, educated and fair human evaluation is the new mantra. ... “I think we'll make the cut.” The Big Ten is ...

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More seniors re-inventing themselves to 'un-retire' - Kansas City Star

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:02

More seniors re-inventing themselves to 'un-retire'
Kansas City Star
Now, retirees may have as many years after retirement as they did when they were working full time — especially in education and government jobs where workers may be eligible to retire in their 50s. Much of the ... “Up to the time of retirement, there ...

You Can't Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to Reboot - The People's Voice

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-28 23:45

You Can't Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to Reboot
The People's Voice
At one time, manipulating interest rates was the Fed's stock in trade for managing the money supply; but that tool too has lost its cutting edge. Rates are now at zero, ... Michael Snyder observes that the biggest banks have written over $400 trillion ...

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Detroit-Style Pension Cuts: Could It Happen Here? - PublicCEO.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:02

Detroit-Style Pension Cuts: Could It Happen Here?
PublicCEO.com
Bankrupt Detroit announced last week that current workers and retirees voted overwhelmingly to cut many pensions by 4.5 percent and to trim or eliminate cost-of-living adjustments. If the plan to exit bankruptcy had been rejected, a federal judge might ...

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Counting kids - Toledo Blade

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-28 00:02

Counting kids
Toledo Blade
Rick Snyder and the Legislature to restore the cuts they have made in state aid to education, to do more to help poor and working families afford food and child care, and to invest in more-effective strategies to reduce the state's worsening rate of ...

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Rising costs for pensions keep schools struggling - The Tribune-Democrat

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-27 23:52

Rising costs for pensions keep schools struggling
The Tribune-Democrat
Almost every district in the state has cut jobs since Corbett took office in January 2011, according to a survey by the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrations and Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials. ... That includes the ...

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Rising costs for pensions keep schools struggling - The Tribune-Democrat

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-27 23:52

Rising costs for pensions keep schools struggling
The Tribune-Democrat
Almost every district in the state has cut jobs since Corbett took office in January 2011, according to a survey by the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrations and Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials. ... That includes the ...

Wall Street Shadow Banking: You Can't Taper a Ponzi Scheme: “Time to Reboot” - The Market Oracle

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-27 10:58

Wall Street Shadow Banking: You Can't Taper a Ponzi Scheme: “Time to Reboot”
The Market Oracle
At one time, manipulating interest rates was the Fed's stock in trade for managing the money supply; but that tool too has lost its cutting edge. Rates are now at zero, ... Michael Snyder observes that the biggest banks have written over $400 trillion ...

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Snyder raises $3.3M for campaign, Schauer $2.8M - Grand Haven Tribune

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-27 08:15

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Snyder raises $3.3M for campaign, Schauer $2.8M
Grand Haven Tribune
Rick Snyder on Friday reported raising $3.3 million this year for his re-election campaign, about $500,000 more than his Democratic opponent, Mark Schauer. AP Wire. Lansing ... Schauer's campaign said he cut into Snyder's cash-on-hand advantage on a ...
Snyder has $2.2M cash lead over SchauerThe Detroit News
Snyder tops Schauer in fundraising by more than $500KLansing State Journal

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Skinner: 'Income inequality is the greatest economic threat' - Hometownlife.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-27 07:01

Skinner: 'Income inequality is the greatest economic threat'
Hometownlife.com
Nancy Skinner is a Democrat seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 11th Congressional District of Michigan. Her opponents in the Aug. 5 primary are Bill Roberts, Dr. Anil Kumar and Bobby McKenzie. Why are you the best candidate to serve ...

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Detroit Shuts Taps for People, Not Biz - Daily Beast

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-27 06:54

Detroit Shuts Taps for People, Not Biz
Daily Beast
Rick Snyder (who is sheparding Detroit through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history) said the bills have been disputed for the last five years over a possible broken water main near the old state fairgrounds in the city limits, which was ...

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