The persistent push for increasing taxes by $1.2-$1.6 billion to fund roads continues in Lansing tomorrow. For the second time this week, the House Transportation Committee will be meeting to discuss various bills that would increase the amount of state taxes residents of Michigan will pay per gallon of fuel. Contact your state legislators and tell them NO tax hike, prioritize spending first!
Lawmakers in Michigan look to be hitting the pause button on implementing federal Common Core standards at least until they learn more about them, and how they might impact schools and students. The House and Senate adopted Conference Report for the omnibus appropriation’s bill included a section stating that the Department’s appropriations shall not be […]
According to Gongwer Michigan, the House passed legislation eliminating registration of the state's auctioneers. Unnecessary licensing requirements can deter entrepreneurship, stopping someone from pursuing their 'good life.' Government does right when it eliminates these unnecessary barriers to entry.
I’ve explained in a previous article why the "free rider" argument of unions is legally flawed, but today I’d like to tackle its assumption that collective bargaining is always beneficial to these so-called “freeloaders.”
The reforms to Medicaid proposed in HB 4714 may be well intentioned, but please do not be fooled. This legislation still represents a huge and costly expansion of a failed government health insurance system over which the State of Michigan has very little control.