… And two Democrat members of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers picked union leaders and Democratic Party bosses over the rule of law, voting to disenfranchise nearly 400,000 Michigan voters who signed petitions demanding an end to the state’s costly prevailing wage mandate.
Earlier this month, Gretchen Whitmer, establishment Democrats’ favorite gubernatorial candidate, proposed an absolutely staggering $20 billion in new taxes to fix the roads. She called it a “fix the damn roads proposal.”
Who's the Left-est of them all?
Factions inside the Michigan Democrat Party have declared war with one another, seeing who can sprint to the hard Left the fastest, as party leaders gather this weekend for the Party’s “endorsement” convention.Read more
Liberal extremists like Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell have their sights set on the 2nd Amendment. Over the last few weeks, they’ve been attending rallies, talking to cable news networks, and telling Michiganders about their desire to restrict your gun rights.Read more
Public education in Michigan is better funded than ever before, and you can thank… Republicans, of course!
This article originally appeared in The Detroit News.
The crack of the bat in Detroit. Tulips blooming in Holland. Democrats and union bosses complaining about non-existent K-12 public school funding problems in Lansing. Ah, the rituals of Spring.
While the rest of the state prepares for Easter, starts planning getaways and family vacations, or daydreams of summer while shopping for Tigers tickets, Lansing politicians are working out the details that’ll make up the year’s public spending budget.Read more
Politicians talk a good game about government transparency, but too often they fail to walk the walk. This week, as government watchdogs and reporters observe Sunshine Week – an annual observance promoting greater transparency from your elected employees – there are signs that’s changing in Michigan.
The Michigan Education Association has spent decades misusing public education dollars to fund their union business. If that weren’t enough, they’ve used loopholes to spike their one-percenter union bosses’ pensions, leaving taxpayers holding the bag. Enough is enough.