Collective Bargaining Reform Made Local Control in School Spending Possible

Jason Schultz: Changes to our collective bargaining law have allowed school administrators to spend locally collected dollars where they are needed.

Is Collective Bargaining a Constitutional Right?

John Hendrickson: Based on the opinion of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals collective bargaining is not a right.

Collective Bargaining Reform: The Most Needed and Most Bold Action of 2017

Jason Schultz: Our reforms will have the effect of balancing the experience between the private sector, who provides the vast majority of tax revenue for public services, and the public sector employees who provide the services Iowans expect.

Three Arguments Against Iowa’s Public Employee Pension Program

Three major arguments surface from a wealth of material Public Interest Institute was given by someone opposed to public employee pension systems.

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Gives Last Condition of State Address

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad outlined his 2-year-budget that defunds abortion providers, called for increased K-12 spending, and collective bargaining reform.

It Is Time for Another Election for Iowa’s Teachers

Don Racheter: The Iowa Legislature should pass a bill scheduling regular elections on who should be the bargaining agents for our public school teachers.

2013: A Quiet Year for Wisconsin Politics?

(Watchdog.org) Madison, WI — Relatively peaceful. That’s how one political pundit described…

Branstad Unveils Legislative Recommendations for Education Reform

Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds unveiled their final recommendations…

Further Proof That Herman Cain Is Not Qualified

Georgia Businessman Herman Cain continues to demonstrate that he is simply not…

The Hubris of The Des Moines Register: Iowa House Republicans Should Bow to Mike Gronstal

The editorial in Saturday’s Des Moines Register, “Politics over problem-solving” demonstrates a…

Iowa Collective Bargaining Bill–HSB 117 Passes Out of Labor Committee

House Study Bill 117, sponsored by State Representative Lance Horbach (R-Tama), passed…

Expected Behavior From Wisconsin Union Protestors After Assembly GOP Passes Labor Bill

After the budget repair bill (that eliminates collective bargaining for public employees)…

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker: “We’ve Got to Make a Commitment to the Future”

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) talks with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren about…

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Liberal Protest of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Rhetoric doesn’t match up with reality in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Senate Democrats Flee to Stop Vote to End Public Employee Collective Bargaining

New Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has the votes to end collective bargaining…