Michigan voters say no to Gov. Snyder proposal to cut state school aid
March 03, 2011
Voters narrowly support — 51% to 43% — Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to cut state aid to universities by 15%, but they sharply disagree — 62% to 32% — with his plan to reduce state aid to public K-12 school districts by 4.1 percent.
A new poll shows that Michigan voters overwhelmingly disagree with Gov. Snyder's proposal to cut state aid to public schools by 4.1 percent.
They say-62% to 32%-that they disagree with the state's new governor.
Snyder is not shaken by polls and says local school districts can make up the loss by reducing fringe benefits for employees.