Former Democratic Indiana state representative Michael Marshall was sentenced to 18-months in prison for voter fraud Monday, reports WCSI Local News.
Union members represented 11.3 percent of the American workforce in 2012, a drop from 2011’s 11.8 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A pair of federal courts struck down union challenges to labor reforms in Indiana and Wisconsin, preserving major Republican gains aimed at cutting costs and attracting business.
The right-to-work law passed in Michigan last week is based on similar legislation in Indiana, the success of which prompted Michigan Republicans to pass the legislation. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) said 90 companies have told them that Indiana’s enactment of the right-to-work law will be a significant factor in their decision-making process.
Four Indiana Democratic officials have been charged with election fraud related to their efforts to put then-Senator Barack Obama on Indiana’s presidential ballot.
Indiana Democratic City Councilman Harry Pedroza Jr. was arrested and charged with battery yesterday – just several months after he injured a woman in a car accident.