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Dustin Dwyer · Midwest Memo: Right To Work Has Support In Ohio, Frontier Cuts In Milwaukee And An Industrial Giant Presses On
February 14th, 2012
Right to Support A poll by Quinnipiac University finds strong support for creating a Right to Work law in Ohio.
Frontier cuts Frontier Airlines is cutting 450 jobs in the Milwaukee area. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports just two years ago, the carrier promised to double its workforce in the city.
Demolition details Ohio is setting aside $75 million from its foreclosure settlement money to demolish abandoned homes. Meanwhile, the Detroit Free Press says the City of Detroit has $20 million in funds to demolish homes, but the money isn’t being used.
Research hub snubbed A planned nuclear research facility at Michigan State University may have to find a new source of funding. Partner station Michigan Radio reports the project is only getting half the funding officials expected from President Obama’s proposed budget.
A giant returns After a $100 million repair job, Alcoa’s 50,000 ton forging press in Cleveland is ready to get back to work, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Don’t look out the window, Mr. President President Obama will be in Milwaukee Wednesday for a speech at the Master Lock factory. But the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says what the president will see just outside the busy factory is an “industrial graveyard.”