Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, said prevailing wage laws are an “unnecessary burden” on schools and municipal government.
The measure blocks collective bargaining for university athletes by saying they aren’t public employees.
A new app will be ready to roll for the 2014 elections in Wayne County …
The Grand Rapids area hasn’t produced a Supreme Court justice in decades, but William Murphy or James Redford could break that streak. Both live in East Grand Rapids.
Polls this summer have shown the candidates about even.
There are about 40,000 Ukrainians in the Detroit area.
The Ukrainian community already rallying to ship several loads of medical supplies to the eastern European nation.
Under the proposal, the minimum wage would rise to the “ballpark” of between $9 and $10.10 an hour and be indexed to inflation.
Mayor Wild says he and others also talked to the president about the need for more federal help in providing students training for manufacturing jobs.
With voter turnout under 20 percent — Mike Duggan beat Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon 55 to 45 percent.