Michigan district drops union-affiliated health insurance, saves $737k

By Michigan Capitol Confidential on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 in Unions No Comments

DANSVILLE, Mich. – In the three years since Dansville Schools dropped Michigan Education Special Services Association insurance for a different high-deductible plan, it has saved $736,873.87 and its employees haven’t had to pay for any health insurance premiums in that time, according to the superintendent.


MEA committee urges Dems to vote in GOP primary

By Michigan Capitol Confidential on Monday, July 14th, 2014 in Uncategorized No Comments

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mich. – A division of the Michigan Education Association’s political action committee, which is funded in part by teachers, is urging its members to cast votes in Michigan’s 47th House District Republican primary even if they consider themselves to be Democrats.