(Ypsilanti, Mi., 12/5/13) -Terry Bowman, president and founder of Union Conservatives, a non-profit organization with members in 35 states, today blasted UAW officials for considering an outrageous 25% dues increase on their already burdened membership. “This blatant notion by UAW officials to outsource their failed policies onto the backs of hard-working members will not go unanswered,” vowed Bowman, a 17-year UAW member who works for Ford Motor Co. “If UAW executives go down this ruinous path, we will put forth a call to action to the membership to publicly demand the UAW opens its books to a 3rd party auditor. We will find out exactly what union officials are spending our money on, and why they have not instead looked at deep cuts in expenses.”…. Continue reading
Treece investments just released their 86 pages study on the formulation of a private entity contracting and managing the two Lucas county airports. …. Continue reading
TOLEDO, OH— It is time the city stopped! It is time Toledo’s politicians stopped running businesses out of this town. They’ve went from pet stores and now they are gunning for Toledo’s bars and restaurants. The local Board of Health is planning on discussing an increase in fees and mandatory installation of grease traps for eateries that don’t even need the traps…. Continue reading
Another state has had second thoughts about Common Core and this particular state is a key one. Brittany Corona in a Heritage Foundation blogpost writes that the Massachusetts State Board of Education has voted to delay the implementation of Common Core for two years. Why is Massachusetts so key? Massachusetts has been a leader in education for the past 20 years due to state reforms that were implemented in the early 1990’s. The reforms entailed […]
Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, filed reply’s on Monday addressing comments made by Gov Kasich and others.
In his reply, “The Controlling Board cannot do what the legislature cannot or will not do,” Thompson continued. “And what the legislature did not and would not do, even after months of robust debate, was appropriate [Obamacare] Medicaid expansion funds.”… Continue reading
This week, the Massachusetts Board of Education voted to delay implementation for two years while it compares the Common Core aligned Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests to their existing—and widely praised—Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.
As Toledo Public Schools ramps up Common Core, we again ask; Are you blinded by the funding? How will this be implemented? How will the transition occur? What will it cost? How will it impact our eduction system…. Continue reading
This is our response to the article by Jeff Gerritt, The Toledo Blade.
Mr Gerritt says; “What ..bothers me, …in a country that still celebrates the frontier spirit, we’re becoming a nation of cowards and neurotics, gripped and governed by exaggerated fears of other people, especially people unlike ourselves.” We couldn’t agree with this any more, but maybe from different angle … Continue reading