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  • Michigan becomes the latest right-to-earn-less state

    Michigan becomes the latest right-to-earn-less state
    It's one thing to pick a fight with public employee unions in Wisconsin and quite another for Michigan Republicans to take on all of organized labor, as happened with the "right-to-work" legislation that Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law Tuesday evening....
  • Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools

    Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools
    As authorities move to address K-8 absenteeism and truancy in Chicago schools, where tens of thousands of elementary students miss a month or more of school each year, they may not have to look far for workable strategies. Government agencies and...
  • Is Big Labor a spent force?

    Is Big Labor a spent force?
    Talk about it This week Republican Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan signed two new laws barring unions in workplaces they’ve organized from requiring employees to join and pay dues. The laws turned Michigan, home of the United Auto Workers, into the...
  • Michigan Latest Sign Unions Losing Ground

    Rick Snyder, who is hardly a human cactus, warned Michigan's labor leaders. The state's mild-mannered Republican governor, currently in his first term in his first public office, has rarely been accused of being, or praised for being, a fire-breathing...
  • O'Malley likely to introduce gun legislation

    O'Malley likely to introduce gun legislation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will likely introduce a gun control package in the coming legislative session and reiterated his opposition to assault weapons like the one used in the Newtown massacre. The Democratic governor said he has directed...
  • Billboard promotes welcoming immigrants

    Billboard promotes welcoming immigrants
    Immigration is already a hot topic this election season. Both parties have made reforming our country's immigration system a priority. Now, a statewide initiative in Michigan is encouraging people to welcome immigrants to the state. And while it seems...
  • Celebrity 'swatting' problem may be tough to swat

    Celebrity 'swatting' problem may be tough to swat
    The distress call came Sunday around 1 p.m.: emergency in Beverly Hills. Someone was being held hostage at "Simon Cowell's." The victim, reported a female caller, was tied up with duct tape inside a bathroom at the brash British "X Factor" judge's...
  • Don't blame the union in the great Twinkie debacle of 2012

    Don't blame the union in the great Twinkie debacle of 2012
    America lost one of its iconic brands last month when Hostess, maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other staples of postwar Middle America, closed up shop. The announcement was an occasion for wags to litter the Internet with jokes about the...
  • Economy: Increase immigration for economic growth?

     
    Illegal immigrants, according to comments on our discussion boards, are a large factor in why California is in the fiscal mess it's in. They've bankrupted our state, commenters say, by using up all our resources such as health clinics and......
  • Dem pollster: Rick Scott stinks, Rubio better

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Public Policy Polling – a Democratic firm from North Carolina that showed Gov. Rick Scott with 33 percent-to-43 percent favorability/unfavorability numbers back in December – has taken a second look. It isn't pretty. Nearly...
  • It's hard out there for a guv

     
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's approval rating in a recent poll from We Ask America finds his approval rating at 30.6 percent, well off the 46 percent of the vote he won last November. But would he be more popular if,......