Immigration advocates are unsure what the merit-based immigration system President Donald Trump called for on Feb. 28 would do for the country because they don’t know exactly what the he meant.Read More »
Bonuses given to state workers who didn’t surrender protectionsRaises for rank-and-file state employees came with a choice last year: Become an at-will employee in exchange for a 5-percent pay bump, or keep those protections and receive the same salaries they’d had since 2007.
The amount of money the deal directed toward political appointees and top staff, who are among the highest paid state employees, wasn't widely discussed. Read More »
While the battles Wisconsin Republicans waged against their state’s teachers unions dominated news coverage in a made-for-television drama, their legislative counterparts in Arizona moved against government employees with far less fanfare.Read More »