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Mailbag, Part I: - Lynchburg News and Advance

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 11:53

Mailbag, Part I:
Lynchburg News and Advance
(In Virginia, prep schools seem to be the route a lot of guys go, rather than community colleges.) Going the JUCO route is probably not something you want to do regularly. Only Kansas State's Bill Snyder seems to do be able to do that dance on a yearly ...

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 11:39

Bridge Michigan

Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News

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Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Livingston Daily

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 10:57

Bridge Michigan

Statewide ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Livingston Daily
LANSING — For 90-year-old George Battani, CEO of Tower Tool & Manufacturing in Macomb Township, Tuesday's primary can't come fast enough. He said he is hoping that voters approve Proposal 1, which would phase out the much-maligned personal ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Wonkbook: Before you get too excited about yesterday's GDP report… - Washington Post (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 08:34

Wonkbook: Before you get too excited about yesterday's GDP report…
Washington Post (blog)
This report may be a sign that governments at all levels...are groping toward a new balance and that most of the budget cutting that characterized recent years is now in the rear-view mirror. That could help set the stage for .... SNYDER: Colleges aren ...

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board - World Socialist Web Site

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 01:42

World Socialist Web Site

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board
World Socialist Web Site
The line is that somehow Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, is exclusively responsible for the water shutoffs, even though he is working closely with Democrats in every aspect of the restructuring of Detroit. ... In opposition to the pro ...

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The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board - World Socialist Web Site

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 01:42

World Socialist Web Site

The politics of the Detroit People's Water Board
World Socialist Web Site
The line is that somehow Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, is exclusively responsible for the water shutoffs, even though he is working closely with Democrats in every aspect of the restructuring of Detroit. ... In opposition to the pro ...

Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-07-31 00:24

Bridge Michigan

Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questions
The Detroit News
Michigan's chapter of the National Organization for Women sees it as a funds shift in which the state forgoes a big chunk of annual revenue that it inevitably will have to replace — or cut important services to make up for it. A no vote would keep the ...
Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad supportDetroit Free Press

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Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 23:17

WDET

Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support
Detroit Free Press
But confusion may be the greatest obstacle to passage of the proposal, since the tax cut isn't even mentioned in the ballot language, and experts say a confused voter is more likely to vote no. “People don't understand the issue,” said Dennis ...
Ballot bid to phase out Michigan business tax raises questionsThe Detroit News

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Cheyney among schools warning of possible layoffs - Philly.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 16:27

Cheyney among schools warning of possible layoffs
Philly.com
Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, and Mansfield Universities also sent out notices. Several universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education took the same step last year, and ultimately 14 of 4,200 faculty members were cut across ...

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Mark Schauer Jobs Plan - WKHM

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 12:24

Mark Schauer Jobs Plan
WKHM
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PLAN, ENTITLED "BLUEPRINT: A MICHIGAN THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE" INCLUDE REVERSING GOVERNOR RICK SNYDER'S CUTS TO EDUCATION AND CREATING A MICHIGAN IN-SOURCING INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE A ...

Primary election - Clarkston News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 11:10

Primary election
Clarkston News
"My primary goal is to go to Lansing to help Governor Snyder and the legislature create more jobs and build our economy. The more people looking for creative answers to tough questions, the more likely we are to solve the serious problems facing our ...

Republicans in 105th state House race have distinct differences - Petoskey News-Review

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 08:36

Republicans in 105th state House race have distinct differences
Petoskey News-Review
Removing the personal property tax, eliminating (the Michigan Economic Development Corporation), cutting subsidies and corporate welfare are only a few ideas that will open the market to new business and allow the hard work and ingenuity of the people ...

The Republican Occupation of Detroit - Daily Beast

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 05:49

The Republican Occupation of Detroit
Daily Beast
In 2011, Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed into law Public Act 4, which gave the state the power to place cash-strapped cities and school districts under the control of state-appointed emergency managers. In 2012, Michigan voters overturned that law.

From the outside, looking in - Colorado Springs Independent

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 05:14

From the outside, looking in
Colorado Springs Independent
Fountain Mayor Gabriel Ortega, who first put in seven years on that city's council, is a special-education teacher in real life and understands dealing with the military. But while he admits that "a cut in anything would be a huge detriment, and we're ...

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Can I Survive Without the Tribe in Goyish Midwest? - Jewish Daily Forward

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 05:01

Jewish Daily Forward

Can I Survive Without the Tribe in Goyish Midwest?
Jewish Daily Forward
There may be a JCC with a pre-school for your future child; a Chabad rabbi who makes Judaism accessible for all types of Jews; a day school; a Jewish parenting group; adult education programs. And in my experience, smaller Jewish communities ... LAUREL ...

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Can I Survive Without the Tribe in Goyish Midwest? - Jewish Daily Forward

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 05:01

Jewish Daily Forward

Can I Survive Without the Tribe in Goyish Midwest?
Jewish Daily Forward
There may be a JCC with a pre-school for your future child; a Chabad rabbi who makes Judaism accessible for all types of Jews; a day school; a Jewish parenting group; adult education programs. And in my experience, smaller Jewish communities ... LAUREL ...

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Schauer unveils economic plan, promises new jobs - Daily Mining Gazette

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 01:14

Schauer unveils economic plan, promises new jobs
Daily Mining Gazette
Schauer's plan, unveiled at a Lansing-area union training facility, also contains initiatives he's previously proposed — restoring income tax breaks for retirees and others, and reversing cuts to education that Snyder enacted during his first year in ...

5th District Senate candidates squabble over experience, strategy - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-07-30 00:05

5th District Senate candidates squabble over experience, strategy
The Detroit News
“She has the endorsement of Dick DeVos and his group,” said Nathan, referring to the DeVos-funded Great Lakes Education Project's endorsement of Jackson. “You can't trust that she's going to stand up for Democrats and stand up for working families and ...

Schauer unveils economic plan, promises new jobs - Sacramento Bee

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 21:18

Houston Chronicle

Schauer unveils economic plan, promises new jobs
Sacramento Bee
Schauer's plan, unveiled at a Lansing-area union training facility, also contains initiatives he's previously proposed — restoring income tax breaks for retirees and others, and reversing cuts to education that Snyder enacted during his first year in ...
Democrat Mark Schauer releases jobs plan, calls for aggressive renewable ...MLive.com

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Detroit's Drought of Democracy - New York Times (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-07-29 21:11

Detroit's Drought of Democracy
New York Times (blog)
On March 16, 2011, the Republican Michigan State Legislature, with the backing of the Republican governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder, passed Public Act 4. The bill provides “for the appointment of an ... But so is cutting off their access to water, even ...

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