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  •  Does the Teachers Union want Property Taxes.. (6+ / 0-)

    ..to go up?

    In Detroit, retired and actual city workers are about to slotted into the Affordable Care Act, saving the city tens of millions of dollars, which will be spent on revitalizing it.

    If Emanuel gave the union that option (teachers go to ACA in exchange for more robust budget), how would the teachers react?

    Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. www.hamiltonproject.org

    by PatriciaVa on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 02:16:46 PM PDT

    •  Have you read the teachers' analysis (0+ / 0-)

      of how this could be paid for? Are you aware that closing schools costs money? Or that they are spending a great deal on new charter schools?

      Politics is the art of the possible, but that means you have to think about changing what is possible, not that you have to accept it in perpetuity. Notes on a Theory

      by David Kaib on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 04:42:11 PM PDT

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