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What do local leaders think about right to work?

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Right-to-work protestors outside the State Capitol last December.

It was certainly a fiery, emotional scene at the State Capitol a year ago this month.

That's when the lame-duck Legislature and Governor Snyder rammed through the right-to-work law, and Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state.

The laws took effect in March, making it illegal to force workers to pay union dues as a condition of employment.

So what do our local government leaders think about right to work?

That was the focus of the latest Michigan Public Policy Survey, done by the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

Tom Ivacko is the Program Manager for the Center.

Listen to the full interview above.

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