Public policy choices have consequences.
Some can facilitate middle class job creation, robust economic growth, a higher skilled workforce and balanced government budgets. Others can have just the opposite effect.
To get it right, it is critical for lawmakers and the voting public to examine the facts, and make the most informed decisions possible, free of ideological bias and special interest agendas.Nowhere is such an approach more critical than right now in the debate over Michigan’s prevailing wage law — with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 60 percent of registered voters in support of maintaining the standard, while a newly formed Political Action Committee circulates a petition with hopes of forcing repeal. Click here to read the rest of the article.