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Jack Spencer

Capitol Affairs Specialist

Jack Spencer is Capitol affairs specialist for Michigan Capitol Confidential, a news service of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Spencer is a veteran Lansing-based journalist who worked 13 years at the Michigan Information & Research Service.

Bill To Tap Trust Fund Could Free Up Dollars For Roads

Rep. Bentivolio Bill Would Give Small Business Owners A Break

SEIU Election Battle Hinges On Home-Based Caregivers

Bill Would Require One Year Of Residency To Qualify For Welfare

Bill Would Ensure More Gas Tax Money Goes To Roads

SEIU 'Dues Skim' Finally Grinding To A Halt

Is A Michigan Gas Tax Increase Inevitable?

Hathaway Pension: First Check Due Before Sentencing

Law Attempts to Prevent School Board Members From Voting On Contracts For Relatives

Tough Road Ahead

Gov. Snyder and gas taxes. … more

Facing Possible Jail Time, Disgraced Justice Can Still Collect Pension

Republican House Members Who Voted Against Right-to-Work

Republicans Against Right-to-Work

Most of the Arrested Anti-Right-to-Work Protesters Have SEIU 'Dues Skim' Connections

Supreme Court Justice's Problems Not Likely to Affect Generous Pension

New Civil Rights Group Joins Affirmative Action Case

Michigan Congressional Republicans Split On 'Fiscal Cliff' Vote

County Prevailing Wage Law Could Add Millions To Taxpayer Costs

Right-to-Work Poll Numbers Fit the Pattern

Recalls Could Include Republicans Who Voted 'No' on Right To Work

Recall Change Could Be Unconstitutional

SEIU 'Dues Skim' Days Are Numbered

Union Protesters' Attack Hits Local Employer with $35K Tent Destruction

Michigan Is a Right-to-Work State

Right-to-Work Bills Pass Michigan House, Senate

Governor: Bill Will Be Introduced To Make Michigan 24th Right-To-Work State

Worker Freedom Advocates Lobby Legislators in Lansing

Tea Party Groups Engaged In Battle For Right-To-Work

Extra Early Voting Opportunity in Heavily Democratic Area Raises Eyebrows

Shhh, U.S. Leads World In Carbon Emissions Reductions

Connecticut Now Struggling With Caregiver Unionization Efforts

MEDC Questioned About Its Transparency

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

An End Finally in Sight for the SEIU Dues Skim

Supreme Court Election, One More Bite At The Apple For The Left

Not Much Mystery Behind $9 Million Raised for Prop 4

Law Enforcement Does Not Universally Support Proposal 4

Hospital SEIU Members Say Home-Based Caregivers Get 'No Benefit' From Proposal 4

Secret Democrat Supreme Court Plan: Run Irish Women Candidates

Infighting at the SEIU

While Helping Out Injured Ex-Wife, Man Forced Into Union

Renewable Energy Mandate Backers Have Deep 'Green' Pockets

How Many Voters Will Miss The Bottom Of The Ballot?

'It's hard to believe the union could get away with something like this'

Legal Foundation Seeks End to Forced Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers

Pension Study Consultants Have History Defending Expensive Pension Plans

Survey Says: No Consensus On Best Political Polling Method

How the Chicago Teacher Union Strike Affects Michigan

Health Care Unionization Campaign Changes Its Story — Again