Raising Taxes On Michigan Businesses Won’t Bring On The Armageddon

So says Michigan Advance’s business writer, and friend of the LOL podcast, Rick Haglund. Governor Gretchen Whitmer is proposing a 6% income tax increase on small businesses. Business groups and Republicans are warning of economic peril if Whitmer gets her way. But Haglund refutes critics of the tax increase proposal by saying: Nonsense. None of…

Left Of Lansing Podcast: Episode 5–Rick Haglund from Michigan Advance

Here’s Episode 5 of the Left of Lansing podcast! This week, Rick Haglund joins us to talk Michigan economics. Rick is the business columnist for the fantastic Michigan Advance news site. I’m telling you, check it out. They do some awesome work over there. I talk about how conservatism is no longer based on solid…

Left of Lansing Podcast 4–David Hecker, President of AFT Michigan

Here’s the Left of Lansing podcast for March 14, 2019! You’ll hear me talk about how decades of Republican laissez-faire politics failed Michigan. And how refreshing it’s been that Michiganders are finally waking up to their game. I also interview David Hecker, President of the American Federation of Teachers-Michigan. We talk about how Republican rule…