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News From: State Politics


by Brian Young | on Mar 26, 2021

Georgia Voting Bill Makes it Illegal to Hand Out Water

Just a few months ago, voters in Georgia headed to the polls to deliver the state for President Joe Biden and in January elected two Democrats to the United States Senate. Those two Senators allowed...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 17, 2021

No Collective Bargaining for Public Employees

Legislation to prevent some public employees from bargaining is being considered in the Arkansas House this week. The bill would prevent union workers at state agencies, colleges, and public...

by Brian Young | on Mar 02, 2021

Right to Work Defeated in Montana and Colorado

Montana and Colorado have both stopped attempts to pass Right to Work laws and will continue to be free bargaining states. In Montana, Republicans have control over the entire state government, a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2021

Montana Employers Testify Against Right to Work

With Republicans completely in charge of the state government in Montana, they have begun pushing a Right to Work bill for private-sector workers. While groups like the National Right to Work...

by Brian Young | on Feb 09, 2021

Montana Considers Right to Work Bill

For the first time in almost two decades, Republicans have gained control of the Governor’s office in Montana. With control of the Governor's office and control of the legislature, they...

by Brian Young | on Jan 25, 2021

New Hampshire Legislature Considers Right to Work Bill

With Republicans controlling the New Hampshire legislature and the Governors' office, there is a new push to pass the Northeast’s first right to work law in the Granite State. The effort...

by Press and Media | on Dec 15, 2020

GOP Call for Delay in NYS Minimum-Wage Hike

Republicans in New York are attempting to use the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent a scheduled increase of the state's minimum wage. Find out more from Newsday.

by Brian Young | on Sep 28, 2020

NYC Principals Union Asks State to Takeover City Schools

In a stark rebuke of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s leadership of the nation’s largest school district during the COVID-19 pandemic, the union that represents the principals at New...

by Brian Young | on Jul 14, 2020

Michigan Makes it Harder to Work Union

Michigan is making it harder for public employee unions to collect dues. On Monday, the Michigan Civil Service Commission voted to approve a rule change that would require state workers to opt into...

by Brian Young | on Mar 04, 2020

Florida: Employers Should Decide Who Joins a Union

Florida may be a Right to Work state, but they do have some union members. However, Republicans in the statehouse want to make it even harder for those members to stay in their unions and pay their...

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