Mackinac Center

One is the Loneliest Number for a Michigan Congressman

0 June 27, 2011  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

One is the loneliest number for Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter (R), who last week gained the distinction of being the only Republican in the U.S. House  or the Michigan Senate to vote in favor of wasteful and discriminatory government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on public construction. The Mackinac Center for Public Policy covered this issue […]


Video Documents Big Labor’s Project Labor Agreement Shakedown in Lansing

0 December 3, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Take a look at this outstanding video posted by The Mackinac Center that explains the grip of Big Labor’s powerful special interests on some members of the Lansing City Council. We’ve covered this story before, but basically, Lansing City Council members beholden to Big Labor’s anti-competitive and costly agenda issued threats to halt both the cleanup […]