There’s all kinds of bad news in Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s report to the city’s creditors.
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Gov. Snyder continues to pluck pages from Machiavelli’s play book almost daily to Restructure, Reform and Reinvent Michigan.
The Detroit event is less about the commemoration of King’s struggle for America, and more about the self-serving NAACP and UAW.
The question is not whether these changes should be made. Of course they should be made. The question is why they weren’t made decades ago.
The contention is that while Mr. Abud has been chosen as Michigan’s best teacher he is not compensated accordingly because of evil union contracts that use degrees and years of service to determine his pay.
‘You want to create a charter school? What are you, some kind of right-wing nut?’ As a Democrat who helped create Michigan’s first charter school, I’ve had to answer that question often.
Medicaid offers poor care. So why do liberals propose expanding a failed program to 470,000 more Michiganians?
You can put down your signs, protestors; lose the bullhorns, too. House Speaker Jase Bolger can table Senate Bill 401, because there will be no need to take it up in the fall. Commentators, you can end the mental gymnastics that sought to make an idea favored by trollish website commentators — selling the DIA’s … Continue Reading →
His award, however, does shed light on an unfortunate education policy – pay based almost entirely on seniority and degrees rather than merit.
The county tried to take tmoney from a special fund set up to pay for annual bonuses for county retirees to pay part of its required contribution to the pension fund.