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View Diary: Michigan Fights Back Against "Right-to-Work," Wisconsin Stands Alongside & Braces for Onslaught (49 comments)

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  •  I'm not familiar with Prop 2. Care to... (1+ / 0-)
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    clue me in?  At least MI was able to overturn the Emergency Financial Manager law in November.  That may not have been taking a true step forward, considering the position it put places like Benton Harbor in, but it's stemming the tide of regression in the meantime, at least.

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      was the attempt to enshrine collective bargaining in the Michigan state constitution. It was on the ballot this fall, and it failed pretty soundly. Snyder points to the unions support of the measure as his reason for changing his mind on right-to-work (for less), though that's probably just a convenient excuse. From what I've heard, the wording of Prop 2 was pretty broad, and a lot of people thought it would have gone too far (I don't know the details).

      "I kept the faith and I kept voting Not for the iron fist but for the helping hand For theirs is a land with a wall around it And mine is a faith in my fellow man." -- Billy Bragg

      by kideni on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 07:18:56 AM PST

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