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My Take: Proposal 1 is an opportunity to invest in Michigan - Holland Sentinel

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-02-23 02:19

The Detroit News

My Take: Proposal 1 is an opportunity to invest in Michigan
Holland Sentinel
Our children will be supported through additional funding for public education, many low-income families will benefit from the restoration of the Earned Income Tax Credit and our communities will prosper with a modest restoration in state revenue ...
Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed.The Detroit News

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Gov. Rick Snyder at odds with Republicans on how to fund schools: Tim Skubick - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:16

MLive.com

Gov. Rick Snyder at odds with Republicans on how to fund schools: Tim Skubick
MLive.com
Rick Snyder at odds with some key legislative Republicans on how to fund the schools where a current $800 to $900 per student spread still exists. After dodging the bullet in the campaign that he had cut education spending, Gov. Snyder plunked a $75 ...

In Michigan, blue-collar jobs en vogue once again - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:29

Arkansas Online

In Michigan, blue-collar jobs en vogue once again
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
So in a change of course, the state is going back to its roots and putting renewed emphasis on training welders, machinists, electricians and other blue-collar workers. Gov. Rick Snyder says the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to ...
Michigan pushes blue-collar-job trainingArkansas Online

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Rochester mom fights for warnings on restaurant menus - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:53

Detroit Free Press

Rochester mom fights for warnings on restaurant menus
Detroit Free Press
We went through this process, and we passed a law that really makes Michigan on the cutting edge — we're one of only three states that require this education. We've gone through this exercise, and while I understand where she's coming from, I really ...

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Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed. - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:18

Finley: No Prop 1, no good roads. Guaranteed.
The Detroit News
The promise is aimed at countering long-standing resentment that the sales tax on fuel is siphoned off to pay for education and other services. Proposal 1 on the ... Rick Snyder said last week. "We go back to square one, or really to negative square ...

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Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Tulsa World

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2015-02-21 23:05

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
Tulsa World
WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A few short years ago, Michigan leaders talked excitedly about diversifying the state's economy beyond the auto industry, envisioning a Silicon Valley-style workforce that would be less dependent on manufacturing and ...

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Greig talks education, road funding at Farmington Hills coffee hour - Farmington Voice

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2015-02-21 20:07

Farmington Voice

Greig talks education, road funding at Farmington Hills coffee hour
Farmington Voice
Governor Rick Snyder's proposed budget includes eliminating state funds for the Graduate Medical Education program. The $57 million savings comes with a loss of $50 million in federal funds. He also proposes a $95.5 million cut to DCH and DHS, with ...

Right-to-work effort winds around Great Lakes into Wisconsin - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2015-02-21 17:16

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Right-to-work effort winds around Great Lakes into Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Rick Snyder's turn to hand a stinging defeat to organized labor. ... National groups have played a big role in this fight, from the largest unions such as the AFL-CIO and the National Education Association to conservative groups such as the Bradley ...

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Capitol Welcome Center may be delayed - Lansing State Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 14:08

Lansing State Journal

Capitol Welcome Center may be delayed
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder's administration to request the financing. ... The commission's planned investment comes as lawmakers work to find hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts because unexpected business tax credits gobbled up expected income. But ...

Educate yourself on what's at stake if road funding measure doesn't pass ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:05

MLive.com

Educate yourself on what's at stake if road funding measure doesn't pass ...
MLive.com
Our children will be supported through additional funding for public education, many low-income families will benefit from the restoration of the earned income tax credit and our communities will prosper with a modest restoration in state revenue ...

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What other editors say - Snyder budget should aid road tax campaign - Petoskey News-Review

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:37

What other editors say - Snyder budget should aid road tax campaign
Petoskey News-Review
Snyder kept most departmental spending stagnant, and made targeted cuts in some places to erase budget deficits caused largely by the unexpected redemption of corporate tax credits pledged by the previous administration. He also issued executive orders ...

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Annual report show some improvements but poverty still a problem - Coldwater Daily Reporter

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:54

WILX-TV

Annual report show some improvements but poverty still a problem
Coldwater Daily Reporter
LANSING — In Branch County, 27 percent of children live in poverty — a 32-percent increase over six years, according to the Kids Count in Michigan Data Book 2015. That ranking places the county 54th among the 83 in the state. Overall, Branch County ...
Many kids stuck in poverty without solutionsSentinel-Standard
WSW: Report Finds Many Michigan Children Stuck in PovertyWMUK
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in PovertyPublic News Service

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Gov. Snyder's budget proposal would cut funding for sliver of state's ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 07:03

MLive.com

Gov. Snyder's budget proposal would cut funding for sliver of state's ...
MLive.com
An analysis of Snyder's budget proposal impact on individual school districts by the non-partisan House Fiscal Agency shows 28 school districts and five charter schools would see a cut in funding for fiscal year 2016. That's a little less than 4 ...

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MEDC Feeling the Heat for Corporate Welfare Deals Coming Home to Roost - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 06:43

Michigan Capitol Confidential

MEDC Feeling the Heat for Corporate Welfare Deals Coming Home to Roost
Michigan Capitol Confidential
An objective means of determining the benefits of the credits, as measured in the number of jobs produced or retained, has not been forthcoming, and the public can only make educated guesses as to which businesses are claiming the credits. “The MEDC ...

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Rascal Flatts and CMA Foundation Make Big Donation to Help Fund Music ... - KTIC

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-02-20 06:14

KTIC

Rascal Flatts and CMA Foundation Make Big Donation to Help Fund Music ...
KTIC
The Flatts teamed up with the CMA Foundation to announce a $150,000 donation to Little Kids Rock, an organization donating music teacher training, instruments and other resources to public school districts facing budget cuts. Rascal Flatts guitarist ...

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Many kids stuck in poverty without solutions - Sentinel-Standard

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2015-02-19 23:27

Detroit Free Press

Many kids stuck in poverty without solutions
Sentinel-Standard
The state Earned Income Tax Credit was cut 70 percent in 2011. It goes to working families earning the least. (A 'yes' vote on the May 5 road funding ballot proposal will restore it to 20 percent.) Other barriers are hard caps on lifetime limits for ...
WSW: Report Finds Many Michigan Children Stuck in PovertyWMUK
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in PovertyPublic News Service

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Governor renews emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Livingston Daily

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2015-02-19 17:50

Monroe Evening News

Governor renews emphasis on blue-collar jobs
Livingston Daily
So in a change of course, the state is going back to its roots and putting renewed emphasis on training welders, machinists, electricians and other blue-collar workers. Gov. Rick Snyder says the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to ...
Snyder puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs in MichiganMonroe Evening News
Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobsMiamiHerald.com

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Many Michigan kids stuck in poverty; Midland County ranks 4th in state - Midland Daily News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:16

MLive.com

Many Michigan kids stuck in poverty; Midland County ranks 4th in state
Midland Daily News
“It's hoped that the merger of the state departments of Community Health and Human Services will offer improved services for children and families though budget pressures could bring more cuts.'' In addition, Michigan in recent years eliminated ...
WSW: Report Finds Many Michigan Children Stuck in PovertyWMUK
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in PovertyPublic News Service

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Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs - Chicago Daily Herald

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2015-02-19 13:22

Chicago Daily Herald

Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs
Chicago Daily Herald
Brad Bancroft, left, operates a mill as Nate Joseph, center, and Adam Woodhams, right, look on in the advanced precision machining class at Lansing Community College. Gov. Rick Snyder wants to re-establish vocational and technical schooling as an ...

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Gov. Snyder Puts Renewed Emphasis On Blue-Collar Jobs - CBS Local

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2015-02-19 13:22

Gov. Snyder Puts Renewed Emphasis On Blue-Collar Jobs
CBS Local
Snyder Puts Renewed Emphasis On Blue-Collar Jobs. February 21 ... To that end, his new budget proposes a $36 million, or 75 percent, increase in spending on trades training, technical education and career planning. He's promoting ... It's hard to tell ...

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