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Documents Show Teachers Unions Spent Millions on Luxury Hotels, Overseas Travel, Car Services, November 29, 2015 A cursory scan of the line items on the union’s annual financial filings shows that the American Federation of Teachers spent more than $1.3 million on luxury hotels, more than $300,000 on foreign travel…(Read More)

West Virginia may beat Ohio and Kentucky with a Right to Work bill which will be introduced next month at the beginning of the Mountain State’s legislature.  Jason Hart has the story in West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole expects state lawmakers to vote on a right-to-work bill early in…(Read More)

Right to Work for New Mexico


David Dowd Muska writes on the advantage a Right to Work law would bring to New Mexico. New Mexico doesn’t have a jobs problem. It has a jobs crisis. There are many tools state policymakers can use to restore vibrant job growth, but perhaps no reform offers more promise than passage of a right…(Read More)

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail, October 14, 2015 After six years of legal maneuvering, Teamster Local 509 union officials are finally paying a worker more than $55,000 in pay he lost when it prevented him from working. The U.S. Circuit…(Read More)

  Taxpayers fleeing Ohio, IRS report shows, September 30, 2015 State-to-state migration was a net drain of $1.2 billion on Ohio’s economy in 2011 and $1.1 billion in 2012. Almost 24,000 fewer IRS returns were filed in Ohio in 2013 than in 2011 as a result of…(Read More)

Stephen Moore, economic consultant at Freedom Works, details how Right to Work states are drawing workers from non-Right to Work states, in the Washington Times. The new Census data on where we live and where we moved to in 2014 shows that the top seven states with the biggest percentage increase in in-migration…(Read More)

No more forced union dues for UAW autoworkers in 3 Midwest states, September 23, 2015 The United Auto Workers may extend its current contract with the Big Three automakers, but that doesn’t mean UAW-represented employees in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana have to continue to pay union dues. But the National Right…(Read More)

Right to Work, business-friendly Texas offers a sensible alternative to New Hampshire’s high taxes and lack of incentives for businesses.  Andrew Cline  has the story in the Wall Street Journal. Granite State Democrats are spooked by a man more than 1,000 miles away: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. This summer Mr. Abbott helped…(Read More)