The Craig Fahle Show

House Committee Seeks to Punish Universities Over New Union Contracts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Yesterday, Republicans in the state House passed a bill through a subcommittee that would strip $74.8 million in state funding from Wayne State University and the three University of Michigan campuses. The bill is seen as retaliation by Republicans for the universities agreeing to labor contracts that they see as bypass of the state's new right-to-work law.

Craig speaks with David Jesse; Reporter for the Detroit Free Press, David Hecker; President of the American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Press Secretary Ari Adler and Michigan Radio's Rick Pluta about the bill and what it could mean for these universities going forward.

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