• Kansas Legislation Guarantees Right to Work for Eyebrow Threaders

    Kansas Legislation Guarantees Right to Work for Eyebrow Threaders0

    Yesterday, Senate Bill 348 passed the Kansas House by a 110-10 margin. The bill, which, changed slightly from when it passed the Senate to the version just passed in the House and has yet to be enacted, exempts hair threaders from cosmetology licensing conditions, including 1,000 hours of training that can run to over $15,000.

  • PRO Act is another Biden middle class tax increase

    PRO Act is another Biden middle class tax increase0

    President Joe Biden promised to not increase taxes on the middle class, but his gift to organized labor, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), has the same impact as a tax increase on millions of Americans.  The PRO Act does not protect anyone’s right to organize; those rights already exist.  Quite the

  • Janus-faced public-sector unions Janus-cased by US Supreme Court0

    This piece was written by KPI scholar David Dorsey. David spent 17 years teaching in Kansas public school classrooms. Lost in all the hullaballoo over the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Janus decision is the sense of irony in the very name of the case. On June 27 the Court decided in Janus v. AFSCME that

  • State think tanks lead the fight for freedom0

    Anyone wondering whether the Washington swamp can be drained need only look to some amazing accomplishments in the states for encouragement, where state think tanks are leading the fight for freedom.  Michigan, with a long-standing tradition of forced union membership, became a right-to-work state in 2013 after decades of efforts led by Mackinac Center for