Weekly Roundup - Jan. 29
Wall Street Journal Op-ed - The story behind how public unions took taxpayers hostage.
Detroit News - Gov. Snyder puts public employee compensation under scrutiny.
WILX - Some lawmakers are attempting to make the Michigan legislature part-time.
Grand Rapids Press - More Hanger 42 felony charges.
Politico - President Obama's earmark threat flusters some.
Carpe Diem - A new report shows there is enough shale gas for the next 250 years.
Philadelphia Enquirer - The poor are not getting poor.
Cafe Hayek - Does free trade work?
Quote of the Week
"It's no coincidence that trust in government is at an all-time low now that the size of government is at an all-time high."
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