MIKE JOHNSTON

Type: Person
Name: MIKE JOHNSTON
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment has broad support

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 property tax ... [Published Detroit Free Press - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Mosquitoes also suck the life out of summer

There is nothing that irritates me more in this world than one of the smallest flying insects on our planet.I have no idea what role the aggravating mosquito plays in our ecosystem except that it has simply been put on this planet to annoy me.Case in ... [Published durhamregion.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Trams stall as Princes Street traffic lights fail

TRAM passengers were left stranded as traffic-light failure brought the city centre to a standstill.A signalling problem in Princes Street meant that traffic lights at the junction with South Charlotte Street were stuck on red for around 20 minutes during ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

On The Ballot: What Is Prop 1 And What Does It Do?

By Daniel LongThe personal property tax has been on the books in Michigan since the 1930s. Former state treasurer, Robert Kleine , explains exactly what it is: "It's a tax mainly on machinery and equipment in factories for example, and also computers ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

“Sin taxes” an unsteady revenue source for education

Revenue from marijuana taxes earmarked for Colorado school construction looks like it may be just a quarter of the amount projected this year — and that’s just the most recent example of education’s disappointing experience with taxes on things like gambling ... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Casino, Education
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Proposal One to hit ballot in August

SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, MI (WNEM) -Supporters of the only statewide proposal on the August ballot talked about the issue in Mid-Michigan on Tuesday."We would be able to use these funds that we currently pay on property taxes and buy newer equipment and employ ... [Published WNEM - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Suicide doesn’t discriminate

To the editor:Re: ‘Grieving dad tackles suicide dead on’, Mike Johnston opinion column, durhamregion.com, July 9, 2014.In 2007, I, along with others, did a town hall meeting to stop funding cuts to mental health at Lakeridge Health. There were quite a ... [Published durhamregion.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Primary 2014: Proposal 1 a business tax cut that local communities can get behind

LANSING, MI -- Ford Motor Co. bought a press for one of its Rouge Center plants in the 1950s and still pays personal property taxes on it each and every year.It's one of many pieces of industrial equipment the automaker has paid taxes on for more than ... [Published West Michigan Business - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rise & Shine: A special summer school keeps students with autism on schedule

Due to technical difficulties, your morning Rise & Shine headlines are here. Check back tomorrow where your headlines will — hopefully — return to their normal home.Evaluating the evaluationsState Sen. Mike Johnston, in an interview with Chalkbeat, discussed ... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Mike Johnston: Districts have “a lot of freedom” under SB191

Sen. Mike Johnston has been at the forefront of reform efforts in the Colorado legislature since his appointment in 2009. His signature measure, the overhaul of the state’s teacher evaluation system that kicked into gear this year, has received mixed ... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

2 police officers shot near Denver are recovering

After a one-year hiatus, ProActive Sports is back in the Altoona Greater City Baseball League championship series.ProActive earned a spot in the championship series against Lilly Conrad Chiropractic/American Legion with an 11-6 victory over East Coast ... [Published Altoona Mirror - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Deepsea mining gets closer for PNG

By Online Editor4:55 pm GMT+12, 02/07/2014, Papua New GuineaNautilus Minerals Inc says it’s poised to begin undersea mining following dispute settlement.And the company has gone on record, saying it had not seen any negative vibes from the Papua New Guinea ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 03 2014]

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"our mission is to get out there and educate voters and talk about how this will create jobs and make michigan more competitive and modernize the tax code and more importantly bring security and funding to local communities" Mike Johnston said
"That's one community where one company was driving the bus," said Johnston. "and boom, they leave for whatever reason, probably because of a non-competitive tax policy, and that community was devastated. now that dynamic is taken off the table to some extent."

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Ballot proposal to phase out tax on equipment h... [Published Detroit Free Press - 10 hours ago]
Mosquitoes also suck the life out of summer [Published durhamregion.com - 16 hours ago]
Trams stall as Princes Street traffic lights fail [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 30 2014]
On The Ballot: What Is Prop 1 And What Does It Do? [Published WDET 101.9FM - Jul 28 2014]
UPDATED: Province establishing task force to re... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 24 2014]
Proposal One to hit ballot in August [Published WNEM - Jul 23 2014]
“Sin taxes” an unsteady revenue source for educ... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 23 2014]
Suicide doesn’t discriminate [Published durhamregion.com - Jul 22 2014]
Michigan Primary 2014: Proposal 1 a business ta... [Published West Michigan Business - Jul 21 2014]
New deep sea mining technique a threat in the P... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 21 2014]
Savory Spice Shop Renames Kaffir Lime Leaves - ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 12 2014]
Dad tackles suicide head on [Published durhamregion.com - Jul 12 2014]
Winterhawks Hire Kompon as New Head Coach [Published Swift Current Online - Jul 10 2014]
IBEW Announces David Mullen As New Director of ... [Published National Electrical Contractors Association - Jul 09 2014]
Rise & Shine: A special summer school keeps stu... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 09 2014]
Sen. Mike Johnston: Districts have “a lot of fr... [Published Education News Colorado - Jul 08 2014]
2 police officers shot near Denver are recovering [Published Altoona Mirror - Jul 07 2014]
Tim Howard’s Secret Weapon: Tourette’s [Published Daily Beast - Jul 03 2014]
Deepsea mining gets closer for PNG [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 03 2014]
EuroChem wins auction for Belopashinsky potash ... [Published International Mining - Jun 30 2014]
Colorado teacher evaluations still face major h... [Published Denver Post - Jun 28 2014]
Faith in summer: Oklahoma City metro-area churc... [Published NewsOK.com - Jun 28 2014]
High expectations [Published Beaver County Times - Jun 27 2014]
Assembly of Nautilus Minerals’ final Seafloor P... [Published International Mining - Jun 27 2014]
SMD begins assembly of auxiliary cutter [Published Mining Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
Former Canuck Anson Carter: Johnston Can Make A... [Published KDKA - Jun 26 2014]
Pascal Dupuis On Johnston Hire: ‘You Have To Re... [Published KDKA - Jun 26 2014]
Nautilus' underwater miner begins construction [Published Ferret.com.au - Jun 26 2014]
New Pens Asst. Coach Rick Tocchet Looks Forward... [Published KDKA - Jun 26 2014]
TribLIVE Radio podcast: Your calls, my thoughts... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 25 2014]
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Nautilus Minerals Inc says it’s poised to begin... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
A lot of investors won’t believe it until they see it. But Nautilus Minerals Inc. maintains it is back on track to become the world’s first company to mine metals under the sea. “It’s been a very exciting year,” chairman Geoffrey Loudon said at the ...
Linux Mint 17 Review Round-Up [Published OStatic blogs - Jun 05 2014]
Reviews of Linux Mint 17 dominated the news feeds today. Our round-up includes five reviews, video tour, and a screenshot slideshow. It's probably not much of a surprise, but consensus is two thumbs up for Linux Mint 17. Jim Lynch was probably first ...
Linux Mint 17 Review Round-Up [OStatic] [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 05 2014]
Reviews of Linux Mint 17 dominated the news feeds today. Our round-up includes five reviews, video tour, and a screenshot slideshow. It's probably not much of a surprise, but consensus is two thumbs up for Linux Mint 17. Jim Lynch was probably ...
Dispatch: What A Week of Action! [Published Progressive States Network - May 01 2014]
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State Legislators & Partners in Action: Here’s ... [Published Progressive States Network - May 01 2014]
The 2014 National Week of Action for Real Prosperity took place the second week of April and it was a huge success! Spearheaded by PSN’s Economic Security Working Group, the Week of Action engaged over 50 legislators in 20 sttates. Legislators used ...
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