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ShareLocal school districts and local businesses are typically die hard supporters of each other. However, the organization that represents many of these local businesses at the state level, the Chamber of Commerce, is not a supporter of public schools. Rich Studley, the President of the Michigan … Continue reading
Share2013 Ranking (2012 Ranking) 1. (not listed) Governor Richard Snyder- It is one thing to be eccentric (call it a nerd if you want). It is quite another to completely disregard this crucial fact; government is not a business. States are democratic institutions. Businesses … Continue reading
ShareI couldn’t watch the World Series, the local news, or even show my two-year-old daughter the Gummy Bear Song on YouTube without seeing Attorney General Bill Schutte’s face. Schutte is the front man in an advertisement that urges us to vote no on Proposal 2, … Continue reading
ShareWe have all heard the saying “follow the money.” So what does it mean that the Michigan Chamber of Commerce gave $75,000 to the Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) in 2010? Sure $75,000 isn’t as much money as the $125,000 that … Continue reading