- We have a Speaker of the House who has publicly expressed support for RTW.
- A solid majority of House members and, I believe, Senate members have expressed a willingness to vote for a RTW law, if it comes to a vote on the floor.
- The Majority Leader of the House has expressed a willingness to consider the bill if a majority of his caucus members want to bring it to the floor.
- We have a Governor who has pledged to sign a RTW bill if it gets to his desk.
- Three unabashedly pro-union ballot proposals were soundly defeated at the polls.
- Indiana became the 23rd RTW state this year.
- Polling data has shown that a solid majority of Michigan residents support RTW for Michigan.
- We are entering the “lame-duck” session, a time when anything can happen, and usually does.
- There is a wealth of data to give evidence that right-to-work states create more jobs, more wealth, fewer residents on welfare, higher per-capita disposable income, and much more. Find the data here and here.
Monday, November 12, 2012
It is time for Michigan to become a right-to-work state. If the conditions were ever perfect for this to happen, they are right now. Consider:
Posted by Jack Hoogendyk at 2:20 PM