Right To Work Law Challenged
September 10, 13
Lake County Superior Court Judge John Sedia ruled Indiana’s 2012 Right To Work law unconstitutional last week, based on a lawsuit filed in February 2013 by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 and AFL-CIO. The Lakeshore’s Steve Walsh talked to Dave Fagen, financial secretary for the union and later Mark Maassel, president of the Northwest Indiana Forum.
Also on the show, several legislative committees are meeting in Northwest Indiana this week. We talk about Indianapolis’ view of the Region. We’ll also spoke with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Tim Brown, about healthcare and the shoring up state’s lingering high unemployment.
Peter Skosey, executive vice president of the Metropolitan Planning Commission of Chicago, which did an analysis of the proposed Illiana Expressway and determined the amount of traffic isn’t worth the expected cost.
Dave Fagen, financial secretary Operating Engineers Local 150
Tim Brown, chairman, Indiana House Ways and Means
Mark Maassel, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum
Peter Skosey, executive director of the Metropolitan Planning Commission of Chicago.