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By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
Promoted for Ruth Johnson mention
To anyone with whom I've been in regular contact for the past eight months or so, what I'm about to say won't come as a big surprise: My wife, Christie, is about 33 weeks pregnant.
I mention that to say this: I was with my wife in the doctor's office a couple of weeks ago, and the USA Today headline caught my eye. Evidently, there are some republican controlled state legislatures that are taking steps to crack down on the most dangerous form of fraud in any free society. Pay attention to the map available from the National Conference of State Legislatures, we'll be referring to it after the break.
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By JGillman, Section News
Often the argument against Right-To-Work laws is a flippant "Oh yeah .. Right to work for less" type of response. Many of those who say that might actually believe it, but the truth is far different.
Personal income is higher in Right to Work states
Yessiree, employees in Right to Work states enjoy higher personal income per capita than in Michigan.
Per recent census data:
Source: 2010 U.S. Census: Personal income per capita
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