Audio: Mackinac Center disingenuous on Michigan job growth

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Today we have an audioblog instead of the usual briefing, where I review the facts behind this Mackinac Center post. In particular I take issue with this: A look at the employment shows that the recovery has been substantial, better than average, and only partly caused by the resurgence of the auto industry. … It […]

Michigan Needs ALEC Accountability Act NOW (Bonus: Who is Richard McLellan?)

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Michigan needs the “ALEC Accountability Act” NOW or yesterday or actually over a decade ago. Since it should be abundantly clear by now that the Michigan State Legislature, like dozens of other states, has a special interest infestation and corporate corruption problem something should be done. But what to do about it? This week dozens […]

Another Behind The Scenes Attack On Labor

I'm on my way out the door, but wanted to be sure to point out this diary on Far Left Field: A proposal brought forth by the state employee unions would allow state workers the option of using the voluntary method of contributing [to their union] just like all workers at private companies are allowed […]