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State officials' salaries skim the cream from the top - Michigan Radio

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 10:13

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State officials' salaries skim the cream from the top
Michigan Radio
But politicians, including Speaker of the House Jase Bolger, are falling all over themselves to bellow that the billion-dollar surplus is a good excuse to give voters a tax cut. To his credit, Gov. Rick Snyder isn't one of them. At least today, that is ...

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State worker salaries skim the cream from the top - Michigan Radio

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 08:12

State worker salaries skim the cream from the top
Michigan Radio
Cutting taxes now makes about as much sense as a family using their income tax refund to go to Cancun – if they have a hole in the roof, their car is falling apart, and there is no money to pay their daughter's college tuition. We have massive holes in ...

Michigan Legislature returns after monthlong break, possible tax break coming - Cadillac News (subscription)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 06:06

Michigan Legislature returns after monthlong break, possible tax break coming
Cadillac News (subscription)
“Rebuilding a rainy day fund is a good use, along with restoring funds cut from infrastructure and education,” Bregg wrote. “The money for government or household spending during hard times should come from savings, not from borrowing. Many politicians ...

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Readers talk ICP, budget surplus - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 01:17

Readers talk ICP, budget surplus
The Detroit News
Then, restore the state funding to local units of government, especially education. For strictly political purposes, do a minor cut in the income tax, hopefully, for those on a pension. Also remember that this is simply a projected surplus. Gov. Rick ...

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Readers talk ICP, budget surplus - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 01:17

Readers talk ICP, budget surplus
The Detroit News
Then, restore the state funding to local units of government, especially education. For strictly political purposes, do a minor cut in the income tax, hopefully, for those on a pension. Also remember that this is simply a projected surplus. Gov. Rick ...

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Snyder, Calley highlight shared accomplishments of 2013 as state's turnaround ... - Huroncountypress

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 00:23

Snyder, Calley highlight shared accomplishments of 2013 as state's turnaround ...
Huroncountypress
Gov. Snyder LANSING — Michigan's ongoing turnaround was fueled in 2013 by an unrelenting emphasis across the state on policies that created more jobs, stronger families and a revitalized education system, Gov. Rick Snyder said last week. Snyder ...
Letter: More poverty ahead with SnyderHollandSentinel.com

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Feedback: Surplus isn't a surplus given the hardships across Michigan - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-09 00:11

Feedback: Surplus isn't a surplus given the hardships across Michigan
Detroit Free Press
The “foundation grant” for education for public school students has been cut. Restore that ... Rick Snyder's lack of transparency, honesty and integrity, he must be outraged at President Barack Obama's lies about the Affordable Care Act. In 2012, the ...

A Wolf in Husky clothing - HeraldNet

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 16:24

A Wolf in Husky clothing
HeraldNet
“By helping our students gain access to higher education and attainment of their baccalaureate degrees and advanced degrees, I think we could really shape a more diverse workforce. A lot of people are talking about it, this is one of those ... of his ...

Ken Braun: Michigan's piggy bank is full, but budgeteers should be wary of ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 06:32

Ken Braun: Michigan's piggy bank is full, but budgeteers should be wary of ...
MLive.com
Giving the education bureaucracy an outsized share of the pie leads to bigger cuts that are harder to swallow when the good times aren't rolling anymore. Counting Gov. Snyder, Lt. Gov. Calley, and the Legislature, there are 150 politicians writing the ...

You don't need a holiday to enjoy getting together - Rapid City Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 06:01

You don't need a holiday to enjoy getting together
Rapid City Journal
Meanwhile, on a heavily floured surface, roll pastry to 1/8-inch thickness; cut into 3½-inch circles. Place 1-2 tablespoons filling on ... Yield: about 4 dozen. Rhonda Snyder is the education consultant for the South Dakota Pork Producers Council ...

Ivy Tech finds more ways to restructure, cut costs - South Bend Tribune

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 05:51

Ivy Tech finds more ways to restructure, cut costs
South Bend Tribune
Ivy Tech finds more ways to restructure, cut costs. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page ... Mike Pence's education initiatives, including the creation of the Indiana Career Council and regional "works councils." The Career Council ...
Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuringEvansville Courier & Press
Ivy Tech plans to consolidate chancellor ranksIndianapolis Business Journal
Ivy Tech merging regions, eliminating 2 chancellors in biggest restructuring ...Daily Journal

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Consolidation part of Ivy Tech cutbacks - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 03:05

Consolidation part of Ivy Tech cutbacks
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College announced more cost-cutting steps Tuesday, saying it will eliminate two more regional chancellors and consolidate four regions into two as part of its largest restructuring in more than 50 years. The latest ...

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Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder - HollandSentinel.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 02:22

Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder
HollandSentinel.com
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is driving Michigan in the wrong direction. Bridge Magazine projects mostly low-paying jobs as the norm for Michigan workers in coming years. Snyder's cuts to K-12 and higher education have contributed to this decline. His ...

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Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder - HollandSentinel.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 02:22

Letter: More poverty ahead with Snyder
HollandSentinel.com
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is driving Michigan in the wrong direction. Bridge Magazine projects mostly low-paying jobs as the norm for Michigan workers in coming years. Snyder's cuts to K-12 and higher education have contributed to this decline. His ...

Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuring - Evansville Courier & Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 00:12

Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuring
Evansville Courier & Press
INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College announced more cost-cutting steps Tuesday, saying it will eliminate two more regional chancellors and consolidate four regions into two as part of its largest restructuring in more than 50 years. ... "We ...
Ivy Tech merging regions, eliminating 2 chancellors in biggest restructuring ...Daily Journal

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Editorial: Don't squander Michigan's seed money on election-year tax cut - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-01-08 00:11

Editorial: Don't squander Michigan's seed money on election-year tax cut
Detroit Free Press
Snyder's argument, supported by persuasive data about the mounting cost of road-related vehicle repairs, was that savings realized by postponing needed road repairs would be more than offset by higher auto maintenance costs and more expensive ...

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Pat Sorenson: Time for state to restore funding for education and struggling ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-01-07 20:52

Pat Sorenson: Time for state to restore funding for education and struggling ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature return from their holiday break, they will be refining their agendas for 2014 and, as always, at the top of the list are expected to be strategies for growing the state's economy. Based on their recent track ...

Kutztown president recommended for university job in Massachusetts - Allentown Morning Call

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-01-07 16:41

Kutztown president recommended for university job in Massachusetts
Allentown Morning Call
Kutztown experienced a steady decline in enrollment each year since 2010 and saved more than $14 million in that time by eliminating more than 100 positions, cutting its nursing and theater programs and ending dance classes. ... President Mark Erickson ...

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2013 Year In Review: Part Two - Crawford county avalanche

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-01-07 16:01

Crawford county avalanche

2013 Year In Review: Part Two
Crawford county avalanche
The students then went through the Smoke House, which is owned and maintained by the Gerrish Township Fire Department, but area fire departments helped pay for the safety education trailer. (Oct. 24) The North Central Area Credit ... Six photographers ...

Lawmakers call for state income tax cut - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-01-07 15:45

Lawmakers call for state income tax cut
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
When Snyder took office in 2011, however, he and fellow Republicans offset their $1.6 billion business tax cut with a $1.4 billion increase on individuals, which included taxing retirement income and not letting the income tax rate drop as much as ...

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