Posts Tagged ‘protecting michigan taxpayers’

Nov
2015
3

Death of a Salesman: MI Prevailing Wage Repeal Kaput After Fake, Duplicate Signatures Confirmed

Death of a Salesman: MI Prevailing Wage Repeal Kaput After Fake, Duplicate Signatures Confirmed
  Protect Michigan Taxpayers, the dark money group led by the Associated Builders and Contractors and the DeVos Family, has pulled their petition to have a prevailing wage repeal initiative appear on the 2016 ballot after their own analysis showed that many of the signatures they gathered were duplicates.  The likelihood of illegal…
Oct
2015
27

Sigmund Fraud: More Than 100,000 Prevailing Wage Repeal Signatures Appear Invalid in MI

Sigmund Fraud: More Than 100,000 Prevailing Wage Repeal Signatures Appear Invalid in MI
  The effort to repeal the prevailing wage in Michigan via ballot initiative has hit a major stumbling block. A sample taken by the state Board of Elections found that many of the signatures turned in by anti-wage front group, Protect Michigan Taxpayers, were invalid.  The labor-backed group working to fight repeal, Protect Michigan Jobs,…
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Oct
2015
1

Contractors: Prevailing Wage Repeal in MI Will Crush Workforce, Training Opportunities for Youth

Contractors: Prevailing Wage Repeal in MI Will Crush Workforce, Training Opportunities for Youth
  On Monday, members of Michigan Prevails, an organization of construction and trades groups, held a press conference to push back against prevailing wage repeal. They called for the public to be given the chance to decide the law’s fate while contractors predicted the downfall of workforce development. The press conference coincided…
Sep
2015
8

More Reports of MI Signature Collectors Lying to Get Prevailing Wage Repeal on the Ballot

More Reports of MI Signature Collectors Lying to Get Prevailing Wage Repeal on the Ballot
  In Michigan, the well-funded wage opposition group Protecting Michigan Taxpayers is reporting that it is nearing the 252,523 signatures it needs to place a repeal of the prevailing wage on the ballot.  Using this method, Michigan Republicans can bypass Gov. Rick Snyder who opposes repeal and promised to veto the toxic middle class attack….