Media Recap

* Listed in reverse chronological order, highlighted ones are highly recommended *

 

January 29, 2014: Minnesota child-care union: Time is not ‘ripe,’ but the idea is still wrong - Pioneer Press

January 28, 2013: Former President of SEIU Local Found Guilty of Stealing Tens of ThOUSANDS - Department of Labor

Janury 21, 2014: Justices Appear Divided on a Sweeping Challenge to Public Workers’ Unions - New York Times

January 21, 2014: Good for all workers? Justices debate union dues, bargaining and free speech - CNN

January 21, 2014: Supreme Court to hear arguments on forced unionization for home-care families - Hot Air

January 20, 2014: The Court and Union Coercion - Wall Street Journal

January 20, 2014: SCOTUS to hear forced unionization case - Let Freedom Ring Blog

January 20, 2014: Supreme Court to Hear Case on Forced Unionization - Washington Free Beacon

January 19, 2014: Unions circling wagons on court case - Washington Post

January 8, 2014: AFSCME reports using thousands in taxpayer money to organize unions - Watchdog

January 8, 2014: AFSCME Used Thousands of Taxpayer Dollars to Organize Unions - Town Hall

January 8, 2014: Public Employee Unions steal from taxpayers to fund organizing efforts - WizBang Blog

November 10, 2013: Child care unionization opponent speaks in Hutchinson - Hutchinson Leader

November 9, 2013: Imposes Sexist, Classist Emo Templates On Discussion She Doesn’t Really Understand! - Shot in the Dark

October 29, 2013: Taxpayers to pay $60K in legal fees for failed child-care unionization effort - Star Tribune

October 28, 2013: Minnesota pays $60,000 in attorney fees over day care unionization lawsuit - Pioneer Press

October 10, 2013: Democratic child care providers speak out, Part IV - Examiner

October 9. 2013: Democratic child care providers speak out, Part III - Examiner

October 8, 2013: Democratic child care providers speak out, Part II - Examiner

October 7, 2013: Democratic child care providers speak out, Part I - Examiner

October 3, 2013: Counterpoint: Child-care union effort truly is suspect - Star Tribune

September 25, 2013: Dayton compares child care impasse to Obamacare fight - Star Tribune

September 19, 2013: Federal court halts vote to unionize home child-care providers - Star Tribune

September 19, 2013: Child-care union law blocked - Star Tribune

September 19, 2013: Minnesota's child-care union debate hitting home - Star Tribune

September 18, 2013: Day care unionization drive put on hold by court ruling - Pioneer Press

July 29, 2013: Judge dismisses child care unionization lawsuit - Let Freedom Ring

July 28, 2013: Minnesota child care union fight expected to continue - Pioneer Press

July 19, 2013: Minnesota: Union drive for day-care owners: Still a bad idea - Pioneer Press

July 18, 2013: Court Weighs Whether To Halt Minn. Union Drive - CBS Minnesota

July 18, 2013: Dayton chides "extremists" in daycare union suit - Minnesota Public Radio

July 18, 2013: Judge considers challenge to day care union law - Minnesota Public Radio

July 8, 2013: Late Debate with Jack & Ben - Twin Cities Newstalk AM1130 (summary of July 18 court hearing, 16 minutes in)

July 8, 2013: Judge hears dispute over child care union election - Star Tribune

July 8, 2013: Court weighs whether to halt drive to unionize some child care, health workers in Minn. - Star Tribune

July 5, 2013: Northfield child care providers wary of unionization effort - Northfield News

June 21, 2013: Minnesota Poll finds day-care union bill unpopular in state - Star Tribune

June 17, 2013: Dayton admin seeks to dismiss lawsuits trying to block push to unionize some in-home day cares

June 5, 2013: Late Debate with Jack & Ben - Twin Cities Newstalk AM1130  (35 minutes into the program)

June 5, 2013: Second lawsuit filed to challenge home care union bill - Star Tribune

June 5, 2013: Second lawsuit filed on child care union law - Minnesota Public Radio

June 4, 2013: Garofalo: Families will pay more thanks to union payback - Northfield News

June 3, 2013: Union seeks to intervene in child care lawsuit - Minnesota Public Radio

May 30, 2013: Child Care Providers Challenge new state law in federal court - Prairie Business

May 29, 2013: Lawsuit Filed Against Newly Passed Day Care Union Bill - CBS Minnesota

May 24, 2013: Open letter about child care union - Brainerd Dispatch

May 21, 2013: From State Capitol to court with controversial MN child-care union bill - Watchdog Minnesota

May 21, 2013: DFL overreaches on day care unionization - Star Tribune

May 21, 2013: Legislature Gives Green Light To Unionizing Day Cares - CBS Minnesota

May 20, 2013: Minnesota unions win big victory at Capitol - Star Tribune

May 20, 2013: Late Debate with Jack & Ben - Twin Cities Newstalk AM1130  (50 minutes in)

May 20, 2013: Minn. House finally passes daycare union bill - Pioneer Press

May 20, 2013: Union debate grips Minnesota Capitol, but budget measures squeaking by - Star Tribune

May 19, 2013: Minn. Lawmakers Take Budget Debate Down To Wire - CBS Minnesota

May 19, 2013: House tables bill on unions for care workers - Minnesota Public Radio

May 19, 2013: Minnesota House debates child care bill but delays final action - Star Tribune

May 19, 2013: Union showdown takes center stage at Minnesota Capitol - Star Tribune

May 18, 2013: Session 2013 in final stretch - Minnesota Public Radio

May 18, 2013: Minnesota House: Union bill draws protesters, supporters; marathon debate takes a break - Pioneer Press

May 17, 2013: Long Fight Forecast Over Minn. Daycare Union Bill - CBS Minnesota

May 16, 2013: Minnesota House digs in for long debate on daycare union bill - Pioneer Press

May 15, 2013: MN Senate Passes Day Care Unionization Bill - CBS Minnesota

May 15, 2013: All-night battle shows power of unionization issue - Star Tribune

May 14, 2013: Minnesota: Unionizing child-care: DFL appears to have the votes, but not the case - Pioneer Press

May 14, 2013: Late Debate with Jack & Ben - Twin Cities Newstalk AM1130  (18 minutes in)

May 14, 2013: A Protest Against Unionizing Day Care In Minnesota - CBS Minnesota

May 10, 2013: Minnesota: Let the clock run out on day-care union idea - Pioneer Press

May 9, 2013: Union power grab enters overdrive - Freedom Foundation of Minnesota

May 8, 2013: Unionization bill clears Senate committee on second try - Politics in Minnesota

April 22, 2013: Minnesota child care labor move overreaches - Star Tribune

April 19, 2013: John Stossel Show about Unionization - Stossel Show

March 5, 2013: It’s Payback Time - Conservative Daily News

March 5, 2013: Organized labor agenda gains steam with turn in Minnesota Capitol politics - Star Tribune

March 4, 2013: The contentious issue of child care unionization - Star Tribune

March 3, 2013: Minnesota Senate panel seeks more time to consider care-provider bill - Pioneer Press

February 26, 2013: Late Debate with Jack & Ben - Twin Cities Newstalk AM1130

February 25, 2013: Child care union fight is back at Minnesota Capitol - Star Tribune

February 25, 2013: Battle resumes over unionizing Minnesota's in-home daycares - Star Tribune

February 25, 2013: DFL Lawmakers Revive Child Care Unionization - CBS Minnesota