Attorneys spar over Legislature’s ‘adopt and amend’ move on minimum wage, paid sick leave initiatives

For almost two hours on Wednesday, competing factions made their cases to the Michigan Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Legislature “adopting and amending” citizen-led ballot initiatives.  At issue was the GOP-led Legislature’s 2018 decision to buck 50 years of Michigan legal precedent, which had held that lawmakers can’t adopt a citizen-driven ballot question and … Continue reading Attorneys spar over Legislature’s ‘adopt and amend’ move on minimum wage, paid sick leave initiatives