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Conclusion

… by an unchecked, wide open tort system. The prevailing logic was to eliminate fault as a consideration … their own insurance company for medical coverage, wage loss and other benefits such as PIP. It was thought … qualifies as a serious enough injury, with the prevailing view giving the exception a much broader interpretation …

Dog-Fight Dogs, Obamacare, Financial Exploitation, Multi-Lingual State Websites

August 18, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… House Bill 4594: Exempt schools from union "prevailing wage" mandate Introduced by Rep. Pamela Hornberger … construction or repair projects from the state "prevailing wage" law, which prohibits awarding contracts to … submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays wages based on reported union pay scales in a region. …

Unions Try to Kill a Private Trade School

But Greater Michigan Construction Academy is a success

… competition. Their main policy fight with ABC is over the state’s prevailing wage law, which mandates union wages on construction jobs. But taxpayers should care about the results of programs, …

The Legislative Clock is Ticking

It’s time for free-market reformers to act

… achievements, legislative leaders must take advantage of the opportunities they have. There is no shortage of good ideas. The state could repeal the prevailing wage law, which inflates the cost of public works projects by tens of millions of dollars. We should craft a long-term solution for unfunded liabilities …

The Legislative Clock is Ticking

It's time for free-market reformers to act

… achievements, legislative leaders must take advantage of the opportunities they have. There is no shortage of good ideas. The state could repeal the prevailing wage law, which inflates the cost of public works projects by tens of millions of dollars. We should craft a long-term solution for unfunded liabilities …

House Republican Policy Plan Lays the Groundwork for Action

Pensions, education, criminal justice all areas ripe for change

… welcome good policy ideas coming from the other parts of government. The document isn’t all-encompassing. It’s missing some key issues, like prevailing wage, as well as union release time and recertification (learn about those and other issues here). But overall, it is a solid document with issues …

National Labor Expert: Right-To-Work Just the Beginning for Missouri

Show-Me State poised to become next Wisconsin for labor reform

… secret ballot in government unions’ organizing elections. SB 210 is the keystone of a package of reform bills that would also repeal the state’s “prevailing wage” law, which costs taxpayers by inflating the price of state construction contracts. Another bill in the package would also prohibit the withholding …

Recently Introduced Bills of Interest

January 27, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… city’s income tax. Senate Bill 3: Repeal prevailing wage law Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R), to repeal the state “prevailing wage” law, which prohibits awarding government … submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays wages based on pay scales that local union officials …

Mackinac Center Experts Available for Commentary on 2017 State of the State Address

Policy analysts watching a wide range of topics

… Income tax changes State revenue sharing with local governments School rankings and accountability Educational choice Higher education funding Prevailing wage repeal Infrastructure spending Auto insurance changes Economic development and corporate welfare State energy policy Environmental regulation …

Where Michigan’s Public Sector Union Laws Rank

Recent reforms earn a 'B' on national report card

… bargaining. They can force employers to negotiate over wages, fringe benefits, hours and more, but the law also … pre-emption of local ordinances or rules that impose wage, benefit, or leave time mandates that exceed state … several efforts have fallen short to repeal a prevailing wage law that prohibits awarding government contracts …