Tag: Michigan

AFP-Michigan: “We Shouldn’t Expand a Failed System”

Michigan should reform Medicaid before considering a one-size-fits-all expansion. LANSING, Mich.—Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today urged lawmakers to oppose expanding the Medicaid program, as allowed (but not required) under President Obama’s health care law. The group has also cautioned against reforms that…

Inopportune Indulgence & Intransigence

Reposted from GROW.TC Perhaps the TCAPS board president had written this before Friday?: “Actions speak louder than words, and we show what we value by how we invest our resources.” Said Kelly Hall, regarding a concern that the legislature is…

MERC Mistake Stands – SEIU Keeps $34M

Michigan Employment Relations Commission Fails to Correct Its Own Mistake in Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers SEIU allowed to keep $34 million in forced dues after MERC dismisses administrative action MIDLAND — After inappropriately setting up and administering a union certification…

No Home Too Small

I wonder if anyone 50 years ago would have imagined that in the USA it would be possible to have a township or local government tell you that your home living space was too small to be legal. Having NOTHING…

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Physicians & Health Care Providers Urge Veterans, Families, to Know the Signs of Traumatic Brain Injury. LANSING, MI—As physicians, health care providers, lawmakers and other community leaders recognize March as National Brain Injury Awareness Month (BIAM), Michigan-based Origami Brain Injury…

Taylor-Area Teachers Outraged

Taylor-Area Teachers Stunned by Secret Deal, Sue District, Union to Protect Rights Educators Sue Taylor Federation of Teachers for Violation of Public Employee Relations Act   LANSING, MI, February 28, 2012 –Michigan Freedom Fund President Greg McNeilly today issued the…

Republic Services Files ULP Charge Against Teamsters

Republic Services Files Unfair Labor Practices Charge against International Brotherhood of Teamsters “When It Comes to Trusting Local Unions, Teamsters Say One Thing but Do Another“ Republic Services of Southeast Michigan, serving approximately 265,000 homes in Metro-Detroit and more than…

FairTax Sees Record Number Of Cosponsors

(Sterling Heights, MI – January 15) The Fair Tax Act of 2013 was re-introduced on January 3rd to the U.S. House and garnered a record number of legislators to Cosponsor upon introduction.  The 53 original Cosponsors included some previous Cosponsors and…