Tag: Senate

Labor Reform Held Up Because It Works

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Jack McHugh writes today about a couple of labor reform bills just hanging around the Michigan State Senate. The first of them stopping the practice of union employees being paid by school districts: “… many school district payrolls contain “phantom…

Michigan Conservative Scorecard

From the heritage site: With each vote cast in Congress, freedom either advances or recedes. Heritage Action’s new legislative scorecard allows Americans to see whether their Members of Congress are fighting for freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society. The scorecard…

Tools of the ‘trade’

Reposted from Rightmichigan.com I wrote about coercion the other day. In fact, I argue the contracts that are a part of the public employee arrangement are the result of coercive measures; that they are in fact “coercive contracts.” That they…

Michigan Legislative Wednesday 02-16-11

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Observations were done at a glance.  My comments are in bold. Feel free to add your remarks. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Introduced HB 4260 of 2011 Employment security; benefits; look-back period for extended benefits; revise. Amends sec. 64 of 1936…

Michigan Legislative Tracker Feb 1 2011

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Alrighty then! Common sense in allocating finite assistance, annexation rules changes, sign limitations.. bullying law, expansions of driver responsibility fees, unemployment modifications, and a contribution by state employee adjustment. And then even more. That is just a taste..  but one…

MI Legislature Daily Tracker

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I’m going to try something a little different. Of course any of you can check the journal from the state (from where I will be gathering this info) but hopefully, this makes it a little easier to find on a…

Meet the Candidates Event in One week!

NORTHERN MICHIGAN COMMUNITY NETWORK HOSTS “MEET THE PEOPLE” CANDIDATE FORUM Williamsburg, MI,  – An opportunity for the public to meet and address questions to candidates for public office at the national, state, and local levels is taking place on Saturday,…