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"We are not going to be deterred,” said Ari Adler, a spokesman for House Speaker Jase Bolger (R-Marshall) stated on Nov. 9th directly after Paul Scott's recall.
"Monetary reimbursement, paid in advance or otherwise, is simply insufficient to recover the time that is diverted from the primary obligations of the school district," Justice Stephen Markman wrote in affirming statement overturning law.
“What this aims to do is keep politics out of government operations,” Lund said after the session, where the Republican majority defeated a series of Democrat-backed amendments. “Government should not be a part of the political process,” he said to M-Live.
“The real goal here is to hurt unions and their ability to contribute to candidates,” he said to M-Live. “Unions tend to contribute to candidates who are Democrats.”
“While Gov. Snyder has been focused on efforts that will most help turn around Michigan’s economy and this hadn’t been on his agenda, his intent will be to sign the bill pending a final review (like every piece of legislation that comes to his desk) that ensures Constitutionality and university autonomy,” she said.