UPDATE: Both bills (for private and public sectors) passed the House.

5:45 p.m. Bills have been signed into law:

Copies of the final bills as passed are here.


The protests are ongoing at the Michigan State Capitol over the Right to Work legislation, which is expected to obtain final legislative approval and possible signature by the Governor today.

(Language Warning on videos below)


Republicans attempted to make the bill repeal-proof, attaching a $1 million appropriation on the measure for enforcing right to work. According to Michigan law, spending bills can’t be put on the ballot for the public to vote on.

CNN has live feeds of the legislative session. Unfortunately, it is not embeddable.

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I haven’t been able to find a reliable live video feed of the protests, but this feed sometimes shows the protesters, via Lansing Times-Herald [Feed now removed]

Maybe this one will work: [Feed now removed]


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