Monday, January 2, 2017

The Rise of Right-to-Work Laws - Conservative Groups Warn of Obama's 'Midnight Litigation' Against US Business

The Daily Signal
Jan. 2, 2017

The Rise of Right-to-Work Laws - Conservative Groups Warn of Obama's 'Midnight Litigation' Against US Business

It's a somber morning in Washington after a terrorist kills dozens early New Year's Day at an Istanbul nightclub. In New York City, state lawmakers fight the planned deletion of personal ID records before Trump is sworn in. Josh Siegel reports. The new year brings an upswing in right-to-work laws. Melissa Quinn has details. Plus: Luke Coffey on Obama's belated toughness with Russia, Leah Jessen on a protest of new "job-killing" regulations, and Tami Fitzgerald on confronting political bullies. Welcome to 2017.
News

The Rise of Right-to-Work Laws


Twenty-six states have right-to-work laws on the books, and labor experts are expecting lawmakers in at least three more—Kentucky, Missouri, and New Hampshire—to pass bills giving workers the power to choose whether they want to join a union or pay union dues.
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State Lawmakers Seek to Stop New York City From Destroying ID Records


Since Donald Trump's election as president, immigration advocacy groups and the city's Democratic leadership have expressed concern that the new administration could try to pursue information from the ID program to fulfill its goal to increase deportations.
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Commentary

Obama's Actions Against Russia Are 'Too Little, Too Late'


As The Heritage Foundation's 2017 Index of U.S. Military Strength states, "Russia seeks to maximize its strategic position in the world at the expense of the United States," and maintains "incredibly advanced" cyberwarfare capabilities.
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Conservative Groups Warn of Obama's 'Midnight Litigation' Against US Business


"A number of departments and independent agencies are working furiously behind closed doors to bring significant, legally tenuous litigation against American business interests before Jan. 20, 2017," warns a new letter.
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Commentary

Standing Up to Political Bullying Is What Voters Want


North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory lost his re-election by only 10,277 out of 4.7 million votes, or two-tenths of 1 percent. However, repeal of the H.B. 2 "bathroom bill" is not the lesson to be learned from the election.
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Commentary

Artwork Depicting Cops as Pigs Has No Place in the US Capitol


Apparently, depicting police officers as pigs is justifiable since they are merely "symbolic characters representing social injustice."
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