To say the reduction of business taxes and the broadening of the individual income tax is a tax on individuals may make for good headlines – but it is not good economics.
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Michigan legislators will soon vote on two bills—of very different natures—that will determine education policy in the state.
“Who here would like to return to Michigan in 2009?” asked Governor Snyder to a silent House chamber in Wednesday’s State of the State address. Apparently, House Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer. The Democratic Senate Minority Leader’s Democratic response was fiercely partisan – if apparently delivered from an alternative universe. “Unemployment has gone up, while paychecks have … Continue Reading →
With anti-right to work Big Labor protestors buzzing the Capital grounds before Governor Snyder’s State of State address Wednesday, the media was braced for RTW fireworks inside the House chamber. But One Tough Nerd didn’t mention RTW in his comments – opaquely referring only to “a divisive time” at the end of the year “that … Continue Reading →