To understand American history, Jon Lauck says you have to understand the Midwest's role in some critical events.
Several thousand people angry at Republican lawmakers for rushing passage of what protesters say is anti-union legislation are converging in Lansing this morning, as lawmakers take final votes on so-called “right to work” legislation. The measures would prohibit requirements that nonunion employees pay unions negotiating their contracts and other benefits.
Gov. Rick Snyder, who calls the measures “pro-worker,” is expected to sign the legislation later this week, making Michigan the 24th right-to-work state in the U.S.