Michigan Education Association
House Democrat Andy Schor is sponsoring a bill that would
close a loophole in Michigan’s gun law.
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.
Most teachers and other public school employees could see more than 10 percent of their paychecks go to retirement costs next school year.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a measure Friday banning public schools from automatically deducting union dues from the paychecks of teachers and other employees.
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.
Michigan’s largest teachers’ union spearheaded an effort that appears to have successfully recalled a Republican state lawmaker from office.
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.
Republicans who control the Michigan Senate have introduced a version of so-called “right to teach” legislation.
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.
Metro Detroit teachers are reacting harshly to Lansing’s latest effort at education reform.