“Through his health care law President Obama has robbed patients, businesses, and taxpayers of their economic freedom—our legislators just refused to drive the get-away car,” said Scott Hagerstrom, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan. “This is a resounding victory for anyone who opposes the Washington health care takeover, and a true testament to the power of grassroots activism.”
Welcome to week three of the Right-to-Work Town Hall Tour! AFP-Michigan stopped in Flint on March 18th and Plymouth on the 21st. The group was greeted by protesters in Flint, where Brian Pannebecker joined the AFP-MI panel. A lively conversation ensued. The panel addressed Michigan’s economic outlook, an important issue in a city that has been [...]
“You can’t put a price tag on the public’s right to know,” said Scott Hagerstrom, state director of Americans for Prosperity-Michigan. “Transparency is our best means to stem corruption and boost public confidence in those government servants who took an oath to serve and protect.”
Welcome to week two of the Right-to-Work Town Hall Tour! March 12th to March 16th, AFP-Michigan made stops in Brighton, Traverse City, and Farmington. In Brighton, Jim Perialas joined the panel to discuss how he lead the teachers of Roscommon in decertifying from the MEA. “When government becomes too big, it becomes unresponsive to its citizens. [...]
On December 11, 2012, a few hundred citizens gathered in the shadow of the Michigan State Capitol building to participate in a watershed moment in the fight for economic freedom—the passage of right-to-work legislation. Now, almost exactly three months later, this successful grassroots effort for workplace freedom has become a struggle for government transparency.