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December 11, 2012


Michigan Passes Right-to-Work Legislation

In dramatic fashion, the Michigan House of Representatives has approved the controversial right-to-work legislation despite thousands of rowdy protesters outside the Capitol, the Detroit News reports.

The bill is expected to advance to Gov. Rick Snyder's (R) desk soon, however, the Detroit Free Press says he's not likely to sign the legislation today.

Greg Sargent: "But union operatives think there is another mechanism by which the law can be challenged. According to one good government group's analysis of the state constitution, there exists the option of the 'statutory initiative,' which would be forced by the collecting of signatures equal to at least eight percent of the votes cast in the last gubernatorial election."












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