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Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and UN Condemnation - Triple Pundit

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:04

Triple Pundit

Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and UN Condemnation
Triple Pundit
To date, the city has cut off water service to about 16,000 households, with another 324,000 overdue water and sewage accounts facing potential shut-off. That's over 40 percent of the ... Rick Snyder appointed an emergency financial manager for the ...

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Letter: Mark Schauer shows no ideas, only half-truths - Battle Creek Enquirer

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-21 16:45

Letter: Mark Schauer shows no ideas, only half-truths
Battle Creek Enquirer
Education continues to be a huge topic in Michigan and the largest argument has been Mark Schauer claiming that Rick Snyder cut 1 billion dollars from education. The year in question was the 2011 budget, and another news source just worked to clear ...

Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation' - The Guardian

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-21 16:30

The Guardian

Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'
The Guardian
It is only the most desperate action being taken in response to the beleaguered city's aggressive campaign to recoup $89m in overdue water bills by abruptly cutting the supplies of people behind on their payments. Amid growing .... Kevin found a new ...
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Michigan Primary 2014: Proposal 1 a business tax cut that local communities ... - The Saginaw News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-21 07:58

Michigan Primary 2014: Proposal 1 a business tax cut that local communities ...
The Saginaw News
Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley believe they have found a path forward. Legislation that sailed through the state House and Senate this year with bipartisan support would phase out some personal property taxes but promise full replacement revenue ...

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Three Reasons Democrats Might Retain Control Of The Senate - The Moderate Voice

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-20 15:34

Three Reasons Democrats Might Retain Control Of The Senate
The Moderate Voice
Republicans have an excellent chance to gain control of the Senate this year due to a combination of Republican voters traditionally turning out in higher percentages in midterm elections and the need for Democrats to defend several seats in red states.

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Three Reasons Democrats Might Retain Control Of The Senate - The Moderate Voice

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-20 13:35

Three Reasons Democrats Might Retain Control Of The Senate
The Moderate Voice
Republicans have an excellent chance to gain control of the Senate this year due to a combination of Republican voters traditionally turning out in higher percentages in midterm elections and the need for Democrats to defend several seats in red states.

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The 'Inside Politics' Forecast: Adelson's $100 million dollar bet? - CNN (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-20 12:27

The 'Inside Politics' Forecast: Adelson's $100 million dollar bet?
CNN (blog)
"On Tuesday, Rand Paul is going to be in Arlington, sitting down with two candidates who ran in Virginia last year—Pete Snyder and Ken Cuccinelli,” said Martin. ... By getting everybody health insurance and hence health coverage, trying to introduce ...

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Term-limited reps pursue new life in state Senate - Crain's Detroit Business

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-20 08:04

Term-limited reps pursue new life in state Senate
Crain's Detroit Business
The oddly shaped district stretches from the north along Eight Mile Road from just east of the Lodge to Van Dyke and then in a narrow band south through the city before cutting between Dearborn and River Rouge, and encompassing Lincoln Park and ...

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Two Democrats eyeing 65th District seat in primary election - The Daily Telegram

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:10

Two Democrats eyeing 65th District seat in primary election
The Daily Telegram
Johnson said there have been nearly $1 billion in cuts to Michigan schools, tax increases on senior citizens, and “attacks on our middle-class families” by lawmakers, and she wants to help reverse those changes by running for the open government seat ...

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Netroots Progessives Work Into The Weekend - PoliticusUSA

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:12

Netroots Progessives Work Into The Weekend
PoliticusUSA
The initial speech was given by a gent named Mark Schauer, who, with a working man's background, is running against incumbent Rick Snyder. ... The last panel I attended was entitled “Reclaiming the promise of public education. .... Got cut off. I ...

On the Shore, trainers give unsurpassed care in schools - Delmarva Daily Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2014-07-19 21:25

On the Shore, trainers give unsurpassed care in schools
Delmarva Daily Times
I appreciate (the superintendent's) position on it, and the board of education." Since Ralph Osborne lobbied for trainers in the '90s, Wicomico has been on board with taking care .... When Charles County cut funding for athletic trainers this year ...

Two Democrats eyeing 65th District seat in primary election - The Daily Telegram

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2014-07-19 20:35

Two Democrats eyeing 65th District seat in primary election
The Daily Telegram
Johnson said there have been nearly $1 billion in cuts to Michigan schools, tax increases on senior citizens, and “attacks on our middle-class families” by lawmakers, and she wants to help reverse those changes by running for the open government seat ...

Corbett faces trouble from his own party - The Times of Chester County

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2014-07-19 06:04

The Times of Chester County

Corbett faces trouble from his own party
The Times of Chester County
“It is horribly concerning that the Governor has elected to cut or withhold funds for items that include hospital programs for low income individuals, educational programs across the state, arts & cultural programs, job training programs ...

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Corbett faces trouble from his own party - The Unionville Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2014-07-19 06:01

The Unionville Times

Corbett faces trouble from his own party
The Unionville Times
“It is horribly concerning that the Governor has elected to cut or withhold funds for items that include hospital programs for low income individuals, educational programs across the state, arts & cultural programs, job training programs ...

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Honor roll: July 18 - The Sentinel

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-07-18 18:57

Honor roll: July 18
The Sentinel
Karley Berry, Savannah Black, Ryan Bosserman, Alexis Bowersox, Lauren Brough, Jaime Buechel, Ashley Campbell, Nathaniel Clugston, Sarah Cornelious, Coral Coulson, Franco Cribari, Catelynne Cutting, Tyler Davis, Brittney Dayton, Laurel Deihl, Alexis ...

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley during Grand Haven visit: Personal property ballot ... - Muskegon Chronicle

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:46

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley during Grand Haven visit: Personal property ballot ...
Muskegon Chronicle
The measure comes with reimbursements for essential services such as fire and police services, education, lost tax increment financing capture and other governmental costs. Calley said small ... Manufacturers, on average, will enjoy an 80 percent tax ...

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Channel 15 provides in-depth look at local community - Suburbanite

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:26

Channel 15 provides in-depth look at local community
Suburbanite
Community members have viewed the Lakemore council, Springfield trustees and state oversight commission meetings as well as the Springfield Board of Education and the Portage Lakes Career Center School Board meetings. Also, residents get a firsthand ...

For Union, Math Is Hard - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:47

Michigan Capitol Confidential

For Union, Math Is Hard
Michigan Capitol Confidential
In 2010-11, Armada Area Schools received $13.5 million in state dollars for 2,038 students, according to the Michigan Department of Education's financial status reports. For the just completed 2013-14 school year, that increased to $13.8 million for 2 ...

Phil Power: Series writes book on value of watchdogs - Livingston Daily

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-07-18 03:44

Phil Power: Series writes book on value of watchdogs
Livingston Daily
Although charters are intended to provide families with quality alternatives to public schools and provoke educational innovation, nearly 40 percent rank in the bottom quarter of state school rankings. How charters stack up with traditional public K-12 ...

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LeBron Reminds Us of Our Cities' Plight - Progressive.org

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:27

LeBron Reminds Us of Our Cities' Plight
Progressive.org
Rick Snyder. Recently, the city government moved to shut water service to thousands of people who could not afford to pay, prompting some Detroit residents to seek help from the United Nations. Chicago continues to be plagued by gun violence, with at ...

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