Source: Omaha World-Herald | Nebraska |
February 4, 2013
Rick Sheehy, who served eight years in his post, resigned abruptly after the newspaper contacted him about the 2,300 phone calls to four women, other than his wife, during the past four years on a state-issued cellphone.
For perhaps the first time, an intimate knowledge of marijuana -- its consumption, growth and distribution -- isn't going to land you in jail in Washington. It just might earn you a job with the state government.
Source: Detroit News | Michigan |
January 29, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder took the rare step of asking the Michigan Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the new public and private sector right-to-work laws before labor unions try to tie them up in court.
The AFL-CIO, a federation of labor unions, expect at least 20 states to consider some type of restriction on payroll deductions of union dues by public employers as well as restrictions to the bargaining process.
Source: New York Times | New York City |
January 28, 2013
The strike, which has shut down roughly 5,000 of the city’s 7,700 school bus routes, is expected to continue this week, though the drivers’ union and the school bus companies had agreed to meet with a mediator.