Rep Fee News Links

See recent New York Times articles and opinion pieces:

Strong Unions, Strong Democracy – The New York Times by Richard D. Kahlenberg, January 12, 2016

Mandatory Union Fees Getting Hard Look by Supreme Court, by Adam Liptak, January 8, 2016

Supreme Court Seems Poised to Deal Unions a Major Setback by Adam Liptak, January 11, 2016

For news on the political landscape since the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, see this series of articles compiled in The Stand, a service of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO (WSLC) and its affiliated unions (that includes UFE!) – Click Here – or on the individual links below.

From The New York Times — “After Antonin Scalia’s death, fierce battle lines emerge”  

From The New York Times — “Before Scalia’s Death, a Clash Between G.O.P. and Obabma Over Appellate Judges” 

Editorial in The New York Times – “The Supreme Court after Justice Scalia” 

Editorial in The Washington Post — “Senators, do your job, and vote on next Supreme Court nominee”  February 15, 2016

From The New Yorker — “GOP warns Obama against doing anything for next 340 days” By , FEBRUARY 15, 2016

From The Atlantic — “What will become of public-sector unions now?  By Charlotte Garden, FEB 16, 2016

From In These Times — “When Scalia died, so did ‘Friedrichs’ — and an even grander scheme to destroy unions  By Moshe Marvit, FEB 15, 2016

From The Washington Post — “Reid to GOP: For the good of the country, stop your nakedly partisan obstruction“, By Harry Reid, FEB 15, 2016