Michigan Republicans are punishing the universities that go easy on Unions
Today, the Republicans acted on that outrage and chose to punish the schools that did this, namely the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, by eliminating 15% of their appropriation for the next year.
The way they did this was using House Bill 4221, the higher education appropriations bill. If you look at the chart on the last page of the summary (pdf), you see two columns. One is titled “15% Across-the-Board Reduction”. The one immediately adjacent is titled “Employee Contracting Funding”.
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