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Prop 3: A Push Backward

Proposal 3 on the Nov. 6 ballot, … handle peak loads. Proposal 3 is asking permission … arises as to why a 13-Year Plan? Why not … more

Bars, Restaurants Could See 280 Percent Increase in Labor Costs With Minimum Wage Ballot Proposal

Small business owners fear negative consequences; group pushing proposal disagrees

… said he thinks the proposal would put restaurants … with a 1 percent to 3 percent decline in low-skilled … workers. If the ballot proposal were to pass, Michigan … could suggest that the 36.5 percent increase … more

Activist's Critique of Prop 3 Study Completely Incorrect

Union of Concerned Scientists analysis of Mackinac Center study wrong on every single point

… Deyette at the pro-Proposal 3 Union of Concerned … Center s study on Proposal 3 s economic impact. In … more

Prop 3 Can't Change the Laws of Economics

No matter how badly supporters want to think it can

Proposal 3 , the renewable energy … "free lunch," why don't Proposal 3 supporters cap the … free lunch." But Prop 3 supporters of "green … more

Prop 3 Would Cost Taxpayers Billions

… state about the ballot proposals on the Nov. 6 ballot. … Unions Today: Proposal 3: '25 X 25' Renewable … this week explaining Proposals 1 through 5.) Monday: … vote on Proposal 3 would mandate that … more

Happy Anniversary Proposal A

… Michigan voters approved "Proposal A," a fundamental … the second half of 1993, the measure was driven … the initial rollback, Proposal A capped property … requirement and require 3/4 vote of Legislature … more

Michigan Ballot Proposals

… commentary on the following proposals expected to appear … down Prop 3: Election Update! … regarding these ballot proposals as Center analysts … more

Proposal 1 a Referendum on PA 4

… state about the ballot proposals on the Nov. 6 ballot. … to save more than $3 million a year; and The … this week explaining proposals 1 through 5.) Proposal 1 on the ballot … more

Voters Reject Special Interest Power Plays

Proposals 2-6 soundly defeated

… soundly defeated. Proposal 2, which would have … landslide 58%-42%, as did Proposals 3 through 6. F. Vincent … districts. Proposal 3, the attempt to put … more

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