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December 11, 2012

Commentary: 'Lame duck' wrong time to push controversial legislation

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20121211/OPINION01/212110329#ixzz2EkSDHuXN

Elizabeth Faue, Wayne State University history professor, is critical of the Michigan Legislature’s efforts to push controversial bills, such as right-to-work, during its lame-duck session. In an op-ed, Faue suggests that the bill is now passing through the Legislature without public hearings, behind the locked doors of the Capitol, and that the open meetings law has been violated.

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