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KY Legislative Session Off to Highly Contentious, Probably Anti-Labor, Potentially Gridlocked Races

KY Legislative Session Off to Highly Contentious, Probably Anti-Labor, Potentially Gridlocked Races
In Kentucky, the inevitable fight for ideological control has begun with newly elected Republican Governor Matt Bevin at the helm. On Tuesday, the state legislature began its session with a bevy of political infighting as Democrats and Republicans battled for committee membership and leadership positions.
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A Company of 3: Koch Bros. Find a Willing Shill in Mr. Rob Roper

The weekend edition of the Messenger carries an editorial by Rob Roper of the right-wing Ethan Allen Institute advocating for Vermont to join 24 other states in passing a so-called "Right-to-Work" law. The timing is odd since this red-flag originally saw the light of day way back in August, when it was carried by Vermont Digger.
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MI House Jams Through Voter Rejected Emergency Financial Manager Law

The state House passed late Wednesday what the Snyder administration says is a new and improved emergency manager law, but opponents say is a warmed-over version of what voters rejected Nov. 6.
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Defrocking the 'Right-to-Work' Political Timeline

Defrocking the 'Right-to-Work' Political Timeline
Republicans in Michigan are pushing through "right to work" bills and Governor Rick Snyder is set to sign them in law. How did we get to this point and why now?
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MI Passes 'Right-to-Work' Bill with Sharp 58-51 Vote

MI Passes 'Right-to-Work' Bill with Sharp 58-51 Vote
With a polarizing vote of 58-51, the Republican-majority Michigan legislature passed the controversial “right-to-work” bill Tuesday.
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Obama Weighs in on Right-to-Work Labor Dispute

Obama Weighs in on Right-to-Work Labor Dispute
All eyes are on Michigan this week. The Obama administration told labor leaders that the president will be weighing in on the right-to-work fight in his speech.
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Dillon Calls Michigan's 'Right-to-Work' the 'Freedom-to-Freeload'

Articles are being written. Tweets are being sent. Press releases are going out. But you only need to watch this video of Michigan State Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) on the floor yesterday to understand just how sick, twisted, anti-democratic, anti-worker, and unAmerican “Right-to-Work,” or what Dillon calls “Freedom-to-Freeload,” is.
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MI Governor Tips Hat to Possible 'Right-to-Work' Vote Trading

Snyder’s remarks signal a marked departure from his previous stance. For months, the governor said such a law was not on his agenda.
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Michigan Tackles 'Right-to-Work' without the Chamber of Commerce

An interesting battle is about to play out during Michigan’s “lame duck” session. “Right-to-Work” legislation is being pushed despite the objections of Republican Governor Rick Snyder and one other unlikely voice of dissent: the state’s Chamber of Commerce.
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