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Re: 2011 Senate Bill 7 (Mandate 20 percent government employee health benefit contribution )
Government employees and the unions that represent them....teachers included....have been gutting the taxpayers of this state for decades. It's about time they pay 20% of the costs associated with their medical insurance just like those of us in the private sector....you know, the ones who pay for...
Re: 2011 Senate Joint Resolution I (Require all employers to bargain with unions )
First off: Collective Bargaining is not a right! Secondly, if an amendment can be added to the constitution, why can it not be repealed? I say no way to public employee unions. They have no one to "bargain" against except for the democratic politicians that they elected to office. Does that...
Re: 2011 House Bill 4152 (Limit certain automatic government union employee pay hikes )
This bill does much to reverse the trend of increased wages and benefits paid for by the taxpayer for decades. It's a start, but as long as we maintain the mandatory Arbitration rules that allow for the arbitor to ignore the economy and require that taxes be raised in order to pay for increases,...
Re: 2011 House Bill 4205 (Repeal fire and police binding arbitration law )
It is imperative that this bill pass. We can no longer afford to allow binding arbitration without any consideration of the ability of the government unit to pay for the decision. We are not talking about workers who have been poorly compensated or taken advantage of but a group of individuals who have...
Small businesses will be able to qualify for new small loans
With an estimated cost of $ 7 billion over the last 10 years, Congress has passed a package of small business stimulus measures. This package will increase tax cuts, spur lending and provide new equity financing. This bill is in response to the increasing costs of beginning a business, and will be overseen...
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