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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

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 … Mackinac 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

Michigan Ballot Proposals

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

Making Sense Of The Complicated Ballot Language For Proposal 1

Personal property tax cut would result in $500 million tax decrease when fully phased in

Proposal 1 on the Aug. 5 ballot … emergency services. 3. Increase portion of … who researched the proposal and wrote a policy … voters into thinking the proposal will raise taxes. The … 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

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

Top 3 Public Schools in Michigan Are Charter Schools

Yet Democratic legislators proposed wiping them out

… getting. In 2013, Democrats in the Michigan … bill on March 20, 2013, to repeal the law authorizing … more

Love it or Hate it, Voters are Aware of Proposal 1

Poll suggests substantial turnout on May 5

… the battle over the Proposal 1 sale tax increase … to the question was 343, or 8.6 percent of those … landlines. ~~~~~ See also: Proposal 1 Will Cost Average … more

Study: Proposal 3 Would Result in Lost Jobs, Higher Costs

… fewer jobs in 2025 if Proposal 3 passes in November, … renewable energy mandate proposal. The study , … concluded that Prop 3 would lower disposable … more

Michigan Sales Tax Hike Proposal May Provide Schools With Less

What the law says now and what it would be changed to

The tax hike proposal that goes before … percent yields about $3 billion, roughly 20 … the language in the proposal not only wouldn’t … 4 percent - such as 3.99 percent — and, arguably, … more

Wind Subsidies Upon Mandates Upon Subsidies

Ad Infinitum, Ad Absurdum

Perhaps coincidentally, Proposal 3 , a ballot measure … 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

Families Forced Into SEIU Scheme Relieved and Thankful After Proposal 4 Defeat

Robert Haynes: 'It took ordinary people like us to bring attention to what was really happening.'

… thanks to the defeat of Proposal 4, they should soon … taken more than $32 million from the elderly … being spent by Proposal 4 supporters. Aside … have the SEIU return $3 million to the families. The … more

Federal Tax Proposal Not Perfect, but Good for Michigan, Nation

Reform plans are on the right track

… since 1986. The proposed legislation would … highest rate, currently 39.6 percent, would remain … the first place. This proposal will allow more people … percent, 25 percent and 35 percent, depending … more

Which Ballot Proposals Are 'Grassroots'?

… international bridge ballot proposals are not a grassroots … writes that the 2/3 tax limitation and … effort . If you think a proposal on the November ballot … groups . Proposal 3: '25 x 25' Renewable … more

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