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MEA President Inflating Public Pension with $200K Salary While Working for Private Union

Lansing School District keeps Steve Cook in public employee pension system

… employee of the Lansing School District. His annual … Grow MEA Spends More On Salaries, Benefits … between the Lansing School District and the Michigan … pension system for school employees while working … more

MEDC Feeling the Heat for Corporate Welfare Deals Coming Home to Roost

$9 billion in special deals projected

… of a surplus in the School Aid Fund to the General … roughly $106 million in spending cuts to the current-year … more

Media Muddles Magnitude of May Tax Hike Vote

It's $2 billion

… additional funding to our schools and local governments. Stamas … increase in transportation spending, leaving it to readers … Proposal Projections Show Schools Get More Even With … $260 million state spending on low wage household … more

How Local Governments Toe the Line Advocating for Tax Hikes

Rising revenue, but Muskegon County Road Commission wants more

… found that even those schools who were blatant advocating … government is a desire to spend 53 percent over budget characterized … more

Here's the Upcoming Political Drama in Michigan

Prevailing wage, the May 5 ballot proposal and energy are all on the table

… said. The old spring school millage issue elections … fueled by millions in spending by special interests. … community teachers, school boards and administrators, … happening. That's how the school types won, and why … more

Michigan’s May Tax Proposal

Proposal 1 would raise taxes $2 billion

… would go to public schools, $100 million to local … maintenance, and to spend more on transit and … pledges for future spending on local bus and … more

What the New Legislature Should Stand For – and What It Should Not

A time for choosing in Michigan

… laws and expanded school choice , cut business … mostly held the line on spending, eliminated project … being ignored by school districts and unions … down the drain. State spending increased by $2.7 … more

Teacher Claims Union Ruined Her Credit, Humiliated Her Over Trying to Leave

Harper Creek educator files lawsuit against the MEA

… Harper Creek Community Schools special education teacher … the Freeloader? MEA Spends More On Benefits Than … more

CapCon Interview with Founding Editor Ken Braun and Mackinac Center President Joseph G. Lehman

On its fifth year anniversary, a history lesson

… bill that would allow school districts to create … voting against most spending and government expansions. These … behavior change on spending in Lansing. Politicians … to their taxing and spending votes coming up at … more

District Ties Teachers' Salaries to Financial Health

Port Huron teachers take cuts or get raises depending on district's fund balance

Port Huron Area Schools negotiated into its … make up for the overspending. Teachers have … revenue. Port Huron schools had expenses exceed … this, Port Huron won t spend itself into deficit. Kyle … more

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