Brian Minnich serves as the executive vice president for the Freedom Foundation.
Prior to starting a political consulting firm in 2011, Brian served for 19 years as the legislative affairs director for the Building Industry Association of Washington. Brian built the association’s legislative program into a powerhouse lobbying operation, which was recognized as the most aggressive and effective in the state. Before moving to Washington in 1991, Brian served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky).
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Although it was decided nearly two years ago, the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision in Janus v. AFSCME continue to unfold.
The News Tribune published an editorial on Tuesday of this week noting that the city of Tacoma
The U.S. Supreme Court’s issued its long-anticipated ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, affirming the right of literally millions of state, county and local employees around the country to decide for themselves whether to continue paying dues and or fees to a labor union whose values they may not share.
Surrendering once more to its weakness for the sort of linear thinking that ultimately dooms all liberal ideas, the Seattle City Council seems determined to inflict a crippling tax on its most successful, job-generating businesses.
This morning, KVI talk-show hosts, Kirby Wilbur and John Carlson, broke the story that Republican King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg has embarked on a politically-motivated and specious criminal prosecution of a former employee of the Service Employees International Union Local 775
Recently, the Freedom Foundation’s Director of Labor Policy, Max Nelsen, sat down with Seattle Times’ reporters Jim Brunner and Daniel Beekman for an in-depth discussion regarding the Freedom Foundation’s battle with government unions like SEIU.
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Monday hearing on Janus v. AFSCME that could strike down mandatory union dues and fees for government employees all over the country, many in the national media turned to the Freedom Foundation for comment.
By union standards, former SEIU 925 Director Kim Cook’s comments about the Freedom Foundation in a recently posted YouTube video veer remarkably close to honesty. Admiration even.