At Last, Scrutiny for Public-Union Deals

By Matthew J. Brouillette, The Wall Street Journal

If you’ve ever spent hundreds on a smartphone or thousands on a new car, you know what it’s like to hunt for the best deal. Yet when paying for state and local government services worth billions, Americans often hand politicians a blank check without ever knowing if they could get more for their money.

Missouri Shows Growing Strength Of Right-To-Work Movement

Investor’s Business Daily

Is another union domino about to fall in America — this time in Missouri, where the Republican legislature has passed right-to-work bills in both chambers? It looks that way.

Is another union domino about to fall in America — this time in Missouri, where the Republican legislature has passed right-to-work bills in both chambers? It looks that way.

Put an end to prevailing wage

The Detroit News

The Legislature is on its way to repealing the state’s prevailing wage law. The measure artificially drives up the costs of public construction projects for schools and other government buildings. That’s bad for taxpayers, school districts and job seekers.

NLRB

Defund the Partisan NLRB

One of the primary objectives of the National Labor Relations Act is to remedy the perceived “inequality of bargaining power” between employees and employers. However, the National Labor Relations Board, which enforces the NLRA, has tilted the playing field too far in favor of labor unions by bestowing upon them greater bargaining power than employees or employers.