You only have until July 14-next Tuesday-- to register for MEA's 2015 Summer Leadership Conference, "Power from the Past-A Force for the Future." The Conference is scheduled for July 28-30 at Lake Superior State College in Sault Ste.
The Michigan Supreme Court is sending the "3 percent case" back to the Michigan Court of Appeals for reconsideration. The case involves the constitutionality of PA 75 of 2010 to require all school employees to pay an extra 3 percent into a fund for retiree health insurance. The Court vacated the prior ruling of the Michigan Court of Appeals which agreed with the Court of Claims that the practice is unconstitutional. The state Supreme Court is sending the case back there for reconsideration.
Public Sector Consultants, a non-partisan public policy research firm in Lansing, has released a report offering financial recommendations and policy proposals to move Michigan forward.