It's official-Michigan's new Speaker of the House, Rep. Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt), says one of his top priorities will be to come after educator pensions.
Changes are coming to education policy in Michigan, and several opportunities exist for MEA members and others to get involved.
In his work as a school bus driver for Benzie County Central Schools, Marc Rosseels drives 134 miles per day across four counties, over two-lane highways and down dead-end dirt roads – sometimes in challenging northwest Michigan weather conditions.
As educators, we work to move America forward by fighting to ensure every child has equal access to high-quality public education. Hillary Clinton has dedicated her life to that same mission.
The DeVos family has announced they’re coming after your pension.
Hence the battle has begun to try to shape public perceptions on the issue, and MEA members and retirees will need to get up to speed to help combat misleading claims by our opponents and sway lawmaker votes on legislation.