1. John LeBoutillier: What is Pres. Obama's Strategy to Deal with a Stagnating Economy and North Korea's Threats?
2. Dave Bego: Right-to-Work in Michigan
3. Kyle Olson: EAGnews Report Shows How Gov. Walker’s Reforms saved Wisconsin Schools Millions on Insurance
What is Pres. Obama's Strategy to Deal with a Stagnating Economy and North Korea's Threats?
With the economy still lagging and the jobs situation stagnating, what is President Obama’s political strategy? Is he leading the nation – or just surviving while the GOP offers no coherent opposition? Do Hillary’s recent public speeches indicate she is indeed running in 2016? [more...]
Right-to-Work in Michigan
By Dave Bego
A couple of weeks ago, the Union Conservatives, a group of U.A.W. workers led by Terry Bowman, hosted the Workplace Freedom Celebration to commemorate the inaugural day of Right-to-Work ("RTW") in Michigan. It was truly a special kickoff for RTW in a state known for being the union capital of the world. It was particularly special since the grassroots effort to pass RTW in Michigan came, not from politicians or from the business community, but rather from U.A.W. members. These were members who were tired of labor boss intimidation and the misuse of membership dues for political purposes, not supported by its membership. It was a spectacle to behold, and brilliantly orchestrated by Terry and his courageous group of fellow U.A.W. members. [more...]
EAGnews Report Shows How Gov. Walker’s Reforms saved Wisconsin Schools Millions on Insurance
By Kyle Olson
Sometimes customers don’t mind overpaying for a product they like and can afford. But what happens when hard times hit, yet they can’t get out of the bad financial deal? In Wisconsin, they turned to their elected officials for help; and, for once, government came through. That’s the topic of a new EAGnews report titled “First Years of Freedom: Wisconsin Schools Saving Millions on Health Insurance in the Act 10 Era.” For years, hundreds of Wisconsin school districts had purchased employee health insurance from WEA Trust, an insurance company founded and closely associated with the Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC), the state’s largest teachers union. [more...]