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American Federation of Teachers-Michigan President David Hecker and Michigan Education Association President Paula Herbart at a Capitol rally for public schools, June 18, 2019 | Derek Robertson

Some state lawmakers are proposing to dip into state retirement funds to pay for Michigan’s crumbling roads. 

This dangerous idea should be rejected because it could undermine the retirement of hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents, drive the state deeper into debt, and saddle taxpayers with massive future costs.

Check out the full article in the Michigan Advance here: https://www.michiganadvance.com/2019/07/14/herbart-and-hecker-dont-gamble-with-school-retirement-funds-for-roads-scheme/

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