“This would definitely galvanize union leadership,” said Art Schwartz, a retired General Motors labor negotiator. “Like any other group, some people get involved, some people don’t, but I think you’re going to see the unions fight this every way they can.”
Michigan is just days away from becoming the nation’s 25th right-to-work state — now that a set of controversial bills have passed their first hurdles in the Republican controlled legislature.
There’s a push in Lansing to keep young drivers off the phone when they’re behind the wheel.
The goal is to stem the rise of animal fighting rings and dog fighting, particularly in the Detroit area.
Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.
Supporters of a ballot proposal facing Michigan voters see a simple solution to the problem of tax increases: Make it harder to raise them. But critics argue that approving Proposal 2 could lead to cuts elsewhere and shift increases to fees or other charges.
She says if a bill isn’t approved, it could affect milk prices as soon as January.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation designed to protect student athletes from concussions.
The three Republican candidates running for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat will hold their one and only televised at 2 p.m. Thursday, with a special election edition of “Off the Record with Tim Skubick.”
Long-sought changes to the state public school employees’ retirement system have been delayed by weeks.
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