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Loss in MI Employment

A carbon dioxide cap-and-trade regime contained in the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Accord would drive up state government spending, increase energy prices and result in the loss of Michigan jobs, without producing much in the way of environmental benefits.

READ MORE ... Greenhouse Gas Accord Will Further Damage Michigan's Economy was originally published on June 9, 2008.

The Michigan Education Association says members may leave only in the month of August. The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has set up www.AugustOptOut.org to help inform MEA members of their rights.


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