Michigan Education Association

Poll: Should Guns Be Allowed In Schools?

House Democrat Andy Schor is sponsoring a bill that would
close a loophole in Michigan’s gun law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

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Fighting Times For Michigan’s Party Chairmen: Mark Brewer, Bobby Schostak

You can hear what Schostak also had to say about Brewer’s effectiveness as chairman, and what Brewer had to say about Schostak. Watch Michigan Matters 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.


Teachers Would Have To Pay To Keep Their Pensions

Most teachers and other public school employees could see more than 10 percent of their paychecks go to retirement costs next school year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012


Snyder Signs Bill Limiting Union Dues Collection

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a measure Friday banning public schools from automatically deducting union dues from the paychecks of teachers and other employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2012


Election Board Expected To Certify Lawmaker’s Recall

A Michigan election board is scheduled to certify election results that will formally remove from office a Republican legislator who was recalled in a union-backed campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011


MEA Wins: State Lawmaker Recalled For First Time In 18 Years

Michigan’s largest teachers’ union spearheaded an effort that appears to have successfully recalled a Republican state lawmaker from office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011


Tim Kiska: The Battle For … Grand Blanc

Recall elections involving state officials are relatively rare. But when they happen, it’s a barometer of voter discontent, and it’s a good idea to pay attention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

‘Right-To-Teach’ Bill Debuts In Michigan Senate

Republicans who control the Michigan Senate have introduced a version of so-called “right to teach” legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011

MEA Head Says GOP Angering Voters Besides Teachers

Recall efforts against Republican lawmakers are under way because voters besides teachers are unhappy with upcoming taxes on pensions and business tax cuts, the new leader of Michigan’s largest teachers union said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2011

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‘Right To Teach’ Laws Spark Backlash In Education Community

Metro Detroit teachers are reacting harshly to Lansing’s latest effort at education reform.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2011