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Now -- Lansing Michigan protesters have invaded the Michigan State Capitol fight is over right to work.
The unions are on the ropes.
Yeah what were.
-- top Democrats here in Michigan -- say despite everything you see despite all of the show of force here on the lawn of the capitol.
-- -- This stage of the fight is really over.
And in Michigan it's gonna play out.
Just like it did beat -- Wisconsin.
Right here to protest against right to work this is a copy of the workers the freedom to choose -- -- inducing.
This so called right to work on the better.
-- -- -- -- -- and it's really shake down the political content.
The Democrats do well at -- -- they want unions we really powerful.
The governor of Michigan.
Is one greedy -- And he's one week speed and we're not gonna take it anymore.
What I did say it really -- the unions and after that fox why they add value.
And if workers -- -- value they see why it's a good thing to block Velde joining me that they don't.
Why should they giant.
I'm here to protect does as a union to protect our collective bargaining rights.
I'm hoping to make you change this is wrong they've taken and they stripped the right -- fifty people.
The protest look like Wisconsin but it's not this explosive video shows protests inside the Michigan State Capitol the protesters chanting shut it down.
And outside the protests growing violent and angry not destroying it conservative groups -- the State Capitol lawn.
People -- inside the tent as it came down and some in the crowd were even armed with knives.
Michigan is now the 24 state heading into the right to work on our next guest calls today a quote bold and historic day for Michigan.
Now earlier tonight we spoke to Michigan state senate majority leader -- -- off.
What what do you expect to get for the state of Michigan out of the support -- conversation a year from now.
What's the impact.
I think the impact is bold -- historic day for Michigan simply gives us the opportunity to be competitive throughout the world and in our -- And to give us of the best opportunity for economic growth for our citizens.
-- -- -- -- a better opportunity compatible.
-- simply says when you're looking at expanding her business here in Michigan and are moving your business here to Michigan her -- business here in Michigan.
You now is employees -- have the choice whether to join a union or not to join a union.
Do you have any -- empirical study to show that this is an anyway going to enhance economy Michigan making a point to other states to have -- as has been a direct impact on their states their economic viability.
I think if you look at Indiana -- their model projects they're about to undertake and have undertaken.
Have really given their people a great opportunity to to provide jobs in their communities.
What might have what do you -- the governor changed his mind ministries united Lotta people are talking by the Democrats don't like this because they -- -- -- like the -- -- -- pushed him very quickly and be that the governor changed his mind.
In the past few months.
I guess if you can't debate the merits you argue the process right product as simply the governor looked at -- this is an opportunity that is here it's bold.
Again it's historic because it puts Michigan on the map as a place that people are gonna want to do business.
Why is an opportunity for for him -- it's not -- now line up the floor.
Well he had actually S labor leaders to stand down out and -- and they did not so.
I'm not reading the governor's intention to have but that he believe it's is this the right time and he came out to be a leader honored as well.
Other then -- then and an employer employee no longer will be obliged and a member of the union does it and they should enable the employer to hire more easily have anything to do with our high fire worries like.
No I don't believe it does -- -- simply it's just availability for the union to make their case.
The market to the employee and they have a choice but to do -- -- there dollars and they're able to him to make that choice mess of their family.
Taking a look at this protest ever understand what he -- at least on the State Capitol.
While they predicted there be a lot more people I guess it was about half the crowd they were expecting and is a democracy great -- people voicing their displeasure.
It's unfortunate there were some property damage and maybe some people to get injured.
But again we've debated this long and hard on the senate floor over five hours -- debate on the senate floor of several half to three or four hours on the house floor.
This afternoon and I believe the public is being served -- -- open debate.
Do you have any objection as -- did you -- about how great democracy is that they warned consolidated schools.
Head to shut down today because seven -- fifty staff.
Had called in absent today making it impossible for them to have -- -- and give her to keep the school open.
Well it's unfortunate that those folks made that choice again I think it shows their priorities and -- who I was hopeful that they went their parties would be the children.
And upholding of the some people that sent them there to do their job.
I suppose they say that said that they can be more effective teachers if they have -- unions are supposed to be -- argument that it's not -- inhibit their ability obviously today was lost.
But I think that the I suspect that they would say that somehow you know make them less able to adolescent they're not as good at -- provide -- -- their kids.
Well again the union will have to market that to those employees and say here is there's a value proposition you have money that -- -- And if it is that you want to join our our unit because it's the most it's beneficial to you and your family you will simply have the choice.
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