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5 Reforms Killed by Pennsylvania Unions - Watchdog Wire

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-09 20:09

5 Reforms Killed by Pennsylvania Unions
Watchdog Wire
Pennsylvania lawmakers had several opportunities to reduce the coercive power of labor unions this fiscal year, but failed to pass the necessary legislation. Pennsylvania is not a Right to Work state, which means employees in unionized workplaces can ...

Longtime Aide Jody Acosta to Fill in for Kaye & Seek Election - Falls Church News Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-09 20:00

Longtime Aide Jody Acosta to Fill in for Kaye & Seek Election
Falls Church News Press
Vice Mayor David Snyder said she's “always been a straight shooter,” and that many occasions of dealing with her, whether on the same side of an issue of not, was one of the pleasures of working in a small town, hailing her for “doing so very well in ...

Pure decline - City Pulse

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-09 13:24

Pure decline
City Pulse
But Snyder is still proclaiming his “Comeback Kid” message and the reordering of state fiscal affairs that resulted in business tax cuts, taxes on senior citizen pensions, reduced tax breaks for low and middle income families and cuts to public education.

Recent poll gives Schauer more confidence - WKZO

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-09 11:42

Windy City Times

Recent poll gives Schauer more confidence
WKZO
"In their last poll in April, Snyder had a four point lead, and that's vanished. The combination of people learning that I've always made public education my top priority...fighting for manufacturing jobs....All of that combined with Rick Snyder's ...
Mich. gubernatorial candidate Schauer talks LGBT rightsWindy City Times

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The Argument For Being Genuinely Optimistic About Batman V. Superman - io9

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-09 11:37

The Argument For Being Genuinely Optimistic About Batman V. Superman
io9
Apparently the "S" on Superman's chest stands for hope. I obviously have my problems with Man of Steel and the bleak direction I presume Snyder is taking Batman V. Superman, but that's my educated guess as a pop culture critic/internet asshole. There's ...

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Further Franchise Follies for Dan Snyder's DC NFL Team - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-09 10:21

Further Franchise Follies for Dan Snyder's DC NFL Team
The Nonprofit Quarterly
For Daniel Snyder, the tough-guy owner of the National Football League franchise in Washington, D.C., that persists in calling itself by a racial epithet insulting to Native Americans, the follies of trying to legitimize the use of a racial slur just ...

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Rally for Detroit on July 18 - Progressive.org

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-08 18:53

Rally for Detroit on July 18
Progressive.org
Tom Barrow described how Orr and Snyder surreptitiously rushed to preempt an injunction filed by pension trustees and public-sector unions who were seeking to block bankruptcy on the grounds that it would lead to unconstitutional pension cuts. While in ...

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Blogger hired to defend Redskins name resigns - The Daily Progress (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-08 12:03

Blogger hired to defend Redskins name resigns
The Daily Progress (blog)
The IJO has a current membership of 850 independent retail jewelry stores, and provides educational seminars, marketing tools, and access to well over one hundred jewelry vendors. Two conventions a year are offered where you may connect with old ...

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Superintendent: State will be more aggressive with charter school authorizers - WNMU-FM

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-08 11:00

Superintendent: State will be more aggressive with charter school authorizers
WNMU-FM
He says the state Department of Education will develop standards to ensure charters don't fall behind academically, and are more open about how they spend taxpayers' money. Flanagan says his decision is based on a series published by The Detroit Free ...

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Female-run farms on the rise - Kankakee Daily Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:51

Female-run farms on the rise
Kankakee Daily Journal
Today, meet Kim Snyder, of Faith's Farm in Bonfield. The changing economy and Americans' newfound interest ..... Beth Holtzman, outreach education coordinator at the Women's Agriculture Network at the University of Vermont, said changes in the way we ...

Only Himself to Blame - Wall Street Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 14:44

Wall Street Journal

Only Himself to Blame
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Snyder passed right-to-work legislation. Mr. Kasich cut business and personal income .... Three years of Draconian education cuts and 45,000 state jobs lost - we face at least a $1.5 billion dollar deficit. A majority of Pennsylvania's 500 school ...

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Insight Kansas: Democratic gubernatorial candidate faces campaign tax trap - Leavenworth Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 14:39

Insight Kansas: Democratic gubernatorial candidate faces campaign tax trap
Leavenworth Times
Beyond boilerplate promises to fight for universally popular items like K-12 education and roads, Davis' plan was remarkably short on detail. ... But, reversing would require assistance from the same state legislature that passed the tax cuts in the ...

Achieving Athletes - The Almanac

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:51

Achieving Athletes
The Almanac
The daughter of Jeff and Jaclyn Snyder is an English education major. Golfers qualify. Several area golfers qualified for the ... Pollack both carded a 76 while Lestini scored a 77. Bethel Park's Brett Young and Canonsburg's Casey O'Korn just missed ...

AUGUST PRIMARY: Pair of Dems and Republicans vie for 38th District House seat - Hometownlife.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 11:39

AUGUST PRIMARY: Pair of Dems and Republicans vie for 38th District House seat
Hometownlife.com
The educational cuts have put a strain on school systems across the state. We have more schools in financial ... Governor Snyder and the Republicans in the House and Senate promised jobs and no new taxes. What a dismal failure. Most Republicans ...

Local district faces $800K deficit - Grand Haven Tribune

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 10:26

Grand Haven Tribune

Local district faces $800K deficit
Grand Haven Tribune
Rick Snyder recently approved a $15.8 billion educational budget that boosted funding for Michigan's public schools. Szymoniak said although the per-pupil funding increased, other funding items received cuts. Recently, Grand Haven and Spring Lake ...

Filmmakers made peace with film incentives, but changes loom - Hometownlife.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 09:26

Filmmakers made peace with film incentives, but changes loom
Hometownlife.com
Michigan's film incentives have experienced relative stability since the upheavals of 2011, when Snyder announced his plan to cut the previously uncapped allocation to $25 million. Snyder's act angered the local film community, sent projects like “The ...

Filmmakers made peace with film incentives, but changes loom - Hometownlife.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 09:13

Filmmakers made peace with film incentives, but changes loom
Hometownlife.com
Michigan's film incentives have experienced relative stability since the upheavals of 2011, when Snyder announced his plan to cut the previously uncapped allocation to $25 million. Snyder's act angered the local film community, sent projects like “The ...

Higher ed: Michigan's best hope - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-07-07 00:05

Higher ed: Michigan's best hope
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder and the Legislature have adopted a budget that provides additional resources to higher education – reversing a more than decade-long trend of cuts to this vital area of state investment. The increase will help universities make access to ...

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Davis running toward a tax trap - Hutchinson News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-06 21:05

Davis running toward a tax trap
Hutchinson News
Beyond boilerplate promises to fight for universally popular items like K-12 education and roads, Davis's plan was remarkably short on detail. ... But reversing would require assistance from the same state Legislature that passed the tax cuts in the ...

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Filmmakers made peace with film incentives, but changes loom - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2014-07-06 19:15

Filmmakers made peace with film incentives, but changes loom
Detroit Free Press
But besides enduring Snyder's cuts, they have had to compete for support against more pressing needs like education, roads and Detroit's financial troubles, to name a few. There has been some good news for the incentives lately, and not just from ...

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