Michigan Chamber Admits It Lied

Rick Studley takes the high road by lying.

During the Proposal 2 fight, Detroit television station WDIV hosted a debate on its Flashpoint show. The program included this exchange between host Devin Scillian, Michigan Chamber of Commerce President Richard Studley and Executive Director MASA William Mayes:   Scillian: “… It would preempt Right to Work but isn’t that part of the broader campaign? […]

Anti-Prop 2 Ads Generate Too Much Heat for One Station

The recent storm of anti-Proposal 2 ads have generated a strong reaction, both in those opposing them and those running them. Prop 2, you’ll remember, establishes a right to collective bargaining in the Michigan Constitution after 2 years of legislative attacks designed to neuter public sector unions. The ads hammering Proposal 2 are paid for […]

The People’s News 7/6/11

Last week Republicans around the state introduced efforts to kick-off so-called Right to Work measures here in the Great Lakes State. We know that these efforts are anything but good for workers or our state, and you can learn here more.  Tonight in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County Commission and Tea Party activist Jason Gillman […]

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 […]