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Column: Dems unfairly target charter schools

If charter school parents, teachers, and advocates don’t get serious about saving schools in 2018, they may very well not have safe, high-quality schools left in many communities — urban, suburban and rural.

Posted in Education, Michigan News, Michigan Opinion
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Column: Incentivize talent with lower taxes

Want to get serious about attracting talent? Want to create a talent pipeline from one corner of the state to the next? Want to grow the state’s budget by injecting it with thousands of new taxpayers, so we can finally “fix the damn roads?”

Then let’s not blow workers away with $20 billion in new taxes. Let’s tell all those families we want to attract we’re willing to let them keep more of their own money.

Posted in Education, Elections, Michigan News, Michigan Opinion


Column: Issues that matter this election

Personalities matter, but so do issues. This year in particular, amidst a hyper-divisive political environment with an angrier-than-ever-before 24 hour news cycle, it’s the big issues and how candidates up and down the ballot respond to them that will drive voter sentiment and, eventually, behavior.

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Marriage Round-up:

Legal Ground for state’s claim flimsy 

Democrats defend Bill Schuette’s defense of the Michigan Constitution

Freep curates “key briefs”

Freep:  Why Michigan’s marriage ban is doomed 

A primer on what you need to know,

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Posted in Michigan News, Michigan Opinion


.@philpavlov & @JohnMProos leading on STEM reforms!

Leading on STEM reform…helping Michigan school children be ready and able to compete for their futures!

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Posted in Education, Michigan News


@MIGOP state house members leading on decriminalizing per @Ingrid_Jacques

Here.

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Posted in Michigan News


.@MichCapCon notes a major flip-flop by Detroit Democrat

Here.   Did they get new data?  A new perspective?  Campaign cash?  Threats by union thugs?  Who knows?  Rep Robison does…

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Posted in Michigan News


Ouch! @MichCapCon calcs cost of MI Prop 1 @ $525 PER YEAR PER PERSON

Here.   Hefty!  Unless your a 1-percenter union boss…

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Posted in Michigan News, Michigan Opinion


Howes: Stability a missing ingred for MI’s recovery in @DetnewsOpinion

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Posted in Michigan News, Michigan Opinion


.@RepMoolenaar plus the GOP more balanced budget approach

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Posted in Michigan News