Center Expert in Chicago Tribune

A radical ballot proposal that would make union bosses more powerful than elected representatives was rejected Wednesday by the State Board of Canvassers, and is unlikely to find relief from the Michigan Supreme Court according to one Mackinac Center expert.

Vincent Vernuccio, director of labor policy, said he thinks it is doubtful the court will allow special interests to so completely change how the state is governed. “It would fundamentally change the power structure in Michigan,” he told the Chicago Tribune.

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