The Week That Was -- February 8, 2013
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What Were the Best Super Bowl Ads? – Free Enterprise blogger Sean Hackbarth breaks down his top five favorite commercials from this year’s Super Bowl.
Unions are “Desperado” to Trap Michigan Workers – In an alarming memo to local union presidents and board members, Michigan Education Association President Steve Cook recommends dirty tricks to get around the state’s new right-to-work law.
OURTAGE: Unions Push For Subsidies For Their Health Care Plans – The nation’s largest labor groups want their lower-paid members to be able to get federal insurance subsidies while remaining in their union health care plans, even though the 2010 health care law was designed to provide subsidies only to workers in non-employer plans.
CBO: Health Care Law to Cost More but Cover Fewer Than Expected – According to the Congressional Budget Office, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be less affordable for the federal government and help fewer people than expected.
Hazed and Confused: Arizona Fights Anti-Coal Regional Haze Rules – The state of Arizona is suing the Environmental Protection Agency for imposing federal pollution measures on coal-fired power plants.