Posts Tagged ‘Labor’

Commentary: Appeasement of Unions, Special Interests Leading States into Bankruptcy

Commentary: Appeasement of Unions, Special Interests Leading States into Bankruptcy

As long as this vicious cycle is in place, unions will continue to receive favorable legislation which rewards a few while harming many.

Commentary: California Remains on Course for Economic Disaster

Commentary: California Remains on Course for Economic Disaster

It does not take an economist to explain how union and bureaucrat-backed pension plans are killing California.

Education Leaders Stunned by “Race to the Top” Outcome

Louisiana’s “inexplicable” failure to make top 12 raises questions about Obama administration’s commitment to reform Louisiana’s education leaders are wondering what more they can do to outperform other states in terms of reform. Louisiana failed to receive any funds in the federal “Race to the Top” program, and the lack of correlation between successful reform [...]

Commentary: Obama’s Renewed Commitment to Card Check a Cause for Alarm

The President has been busy catering to his union allies, even to the point of soliciting them for funding to keep Democrats in office in upcoming elections. As part of his appeal to unions for political and material support, the President promised reinvigorated efforts to muscle into law the “Employee Free Choice Act,” commonly known [...]

Commentary: DISCLOSE Act an Affront to Constitution and National Character

This is a shameless attempt to stifle political competition while bolstering their power base (unions) and currying votes from selective special interest groups in preparation for mid-term elections.