Indiana Legislature Secures Final Passage of Right-to-Work Legislation

By: Wednesday February 1, 2012 11:43 am

Before moving on to Arizona, let’s note that Indiana will soon become the nation’s 23rd right-to-work state, after the state Senate passed a revised bill to that effect. The bill now can go to Governor Mitch Daniels for his signature. Lawmakers voted Wednesday to make Indiana the Rust Belt’s first right-to-work state, passing legislation that [...]

Indiana Democrats Walk Out Again to Protest Right-to-Work Legislation

By: Tuesday January 10, 2012 2:21 pm

After the 6-minute committee hearing in the Indiana legislature on a right-to-work bill, House Democrats have had enough, again. They have walked out of the state House for the second time in a week, denying Republicans a quorum on the legislation. This suggests that they still don’t have the votes to defeat right-to-work on the [...]

Indiana Democrats Face Fines as They Continue Walkout to Block Right to Work Bill

By: Friday January 6, 2012 9:35 am

Most Indiana Democratic House members stayed out of session for a second day yesterday to protest a right-to-work bill Republicans want to pass. Today becomes a point of reckoning, because after the third day of missed sessions, the majority Republicans, under a law passed last year when the Democrats went out of state to protest [...]

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