School choice is helping the Flores family trying to bridge the education gap between English and English Second Language students. The Flores family describes how choice allowed them to find a school that not only met their specific language needs but one that addressed a special need and provided a tailor-made academic plan.
There are 314,000 fewer people in Michigan collecting unemployment benefits than six years ago, a nearly 90 percent decline. … more
A recent ruling by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office could change the way that popular ride-sharing services such as Uber operate. … more
Many Michigan residents are aware the state's food stamp program offers billions in assistance to lower income families. But few are aware that the state income tax also practices wealth redistribution. … more
Two separate plans to increase Michigan road funding are now on the table, one passed by the House and one by the Senate. Neither plan relies solely on a large tax hike. … more
House Joint Resolution O would let the voters decide whether the Michigan Constitution should require that “meetings,” not just “formal sessions” of higher education government boards be open to the public. … more
On the final day of its most recent session, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will consider a labor law case that experts say could dramatically limit the power of government employee unions. … more
The state House of Representatives recently cut funding for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation with the goal of freeing up money for roads. This reprioritization of spending is prudent, but it faces opposition in the state Senate. … more