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In Michigan, Few Want to Become Teachers: Thanks, Betsy DeVos, Rick Snyder, and Arne Duncan!

Alternet published an article about the dire condition of teachers and teaching in Michigan. Nancy Derringer describes the growing crisis over the future of the profession in a state that treats teachers like Kleenex. 528 more words

In Michigan, Few Want to Become Teachers: Thanks, Betsy DeVos, Rick Snyder, and Arne Duncan!

Alternet published an article about the dire condition of teachers and teaching in Michigan. Nancy Derringer describes the growing crisis over the future of the profession in a state that treats teachers like Kleenex. 528 more words

Snyder Signs $56.5 Billion Michigan Budget

GRAND RAPIDS (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder signed a $56.5 billion budget Friday that will spend more on at-risk students and Flint’s water crisis, concluding a bumpier-than-usual process with the GOP-led Legislature that ended with a spending blueprint well before the fiscal year starts in October. 480 more words

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Snyder, House Speaker Discuss Job-Creation Incentives

LANSING (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder and a legislative leader have met in an attempt to resolve differences related to tax incentives designed to boost large-scale business expansions in Michigan. 119 more words

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Michigan Racks Up $14 Million In Legal Fees Over Flint Water Crisis

The state of Michigan is sinking in legal fees amidst the ongoing Flint water crisis, reports NBC News.

Law firms rake in millions of dollars as Flint water crisis remains unresolved…

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Snyder Heads To Europe In Bid To Boost Trade, Lure Business

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder is using a trade trip to Europe to boost trade relationships and lure businesses to Michigan.

Snyder will travel to several countries to meet with government, automotive and other business leaders to show what types of opportunities Michigan can offer. 81 more words

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Rick Snyder and Flint's Continuing Problems Epitomize Republican Failures

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Austerity programs do not work. From cutting budgets for social programs to ‘trickle down economics’ which offers the wealthy tax breaks while reducing funding for the most needy of Americans, have failed without exception. 480 more words