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Testimony: When Will Michigan Families Get Some Tax Relief Too?

Spending interests get theirs, corporate welfare recipients rolling in taxpayer dollars

… projected general fund and school aid fund revenue of … been on a rigorous spending “diet.” Annual appropriations … $5.8 billion more to spend each year, and growing … such as government spending, business cycle conditions, … more

Where did the Money from Higher Transportation Taxes Go?

A bigger budget means more money for programs beyond road repair

… appears to be higher spending on schools and Medicaid, not road … Medicaid and public schools. Specifically, … Lansing’s response was to spend more on schools and … more

Delayed Payment On Granholm Early Pension Gambit Raises Costs To Taxpayers

Michigan pension office helped pass costs to future taxpayers

… reduce overall public school expenses, Michigan Gov. … lawmakers eager to avoid spending cuts elsewhere in … it would also reduce school payroll costs. Specifically, … Services, which manages the school pension system, waited … more

Saginaw’s Lowest Performing Schools Get the Most Money

More funding won’t fix failing schools

… the state’s failing-schools law, one education … out of 12 in terms of spending.   Whether … question was failing schools need more money before … connection between increased spending and 27 of 28 different … more

Had Hillary Won, Granholm And Not DeVos Would Be Prepping for Confirmation

Report suggests former Michigan governor topped Clinton's Education Secretary short-list

… Michigan law required school districts to give merit … government’s stimulus spending. After leaving … reduced  state funding for schools , but federal funding … been challenged by school choice opponents in … more

Where the Money from Higher Transportation Taxes Goes

A bigger budget means more money for programs beyond road repair

… appears to be higher spending on schools and Medicaid, not road … Medicaid and public schools. Specifically, … short term, was to spend more on schools and … more

Truth Optional When Teachers Union Defends Its Turf

Union goes to lengths to protect its piece of public education pie

… about Michigan’s public school system. Michigan … Instead, K-12 education spending has increased every … cut $1 billion from school budgets. In a 2013 Facebook … cut to either K-12 school or higher education … more

Bullying Failed, So Teachers Union May Try Honey To Attract Dues Payments

Bill collectors out, membership engagement director in

… response to the fact that school employees no longer … back the amount it spends on collection agencies sent after school employees who didn’t … 2013-14. It increased that spending to $152,554 in 2014-15 … more

Why Are Michigan House Republicans Continuing These Union Scams?

New Legislature should take up pension spiking, release time in 2017

… union teamed up with school districts to pretend … allow unions to misspend tax dollars for the … are still working for schools when they really are … Michigan districts spend at least $3 million … more

Detroit’s Anti-Charter Interests Are the Real Big Political Spenders

School choice 'David' took on establishment 'Goliath'

… campaign to ration charter schools in Detroit failed due … children.” Skillman does spend a lot on philanthropic … reorganization of the Detroit school district. It would have … and where new public schools would be allowed in … more

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