SEARCH BLOG: CALIFORNIA
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., blistered Detroit automakers, saying the industry had "buffaloed" Congress with false claims of financial and technological hurdles to meeting a proposed standard of 35 miles per gallon by 2020.Separately....
Ford Motor Co. is entering this summer's national labor talks with a clear, if audacious, goal: Cut hourly labor costs by about 30 percent to reach parity with Asian rivals operating in the United States.Proposed....
Sen. Carl Levin [Michigan] has proposed legislation limiting California's share of the total national undocumented workers to 11%. Any excess of undocumented workers must be transported to other states with high labor costs to enable those states to offset the financial burdens placed upon those states by California's demands to enact special and privileged legislation exceeding Federal standards. California will have to document that it has complied with Michigan's undocumented workers Balancing Act.Oh, just one more item... here is the voting record for the recent Senate Immigration Bill ... you know, forgive and forget to do anything in the future bill. Note who voted for and who voted against the bill. Hint, Sen. Feinstein really wants to keep her illegals.
"California is taking advantage of its proximity to Mexico to reduce overall labor costs in agriculture, food service, landscaping and car pimping." said Sen. Levin. "States such as Michigan that produce products such as automobiles are at a distinct disadvantage because they must use high-cost union labor, which Sen. Feinstein as a Democrat claims to support but doesn't, while California ignores Federal laws regarding labor so that it can continue its high-end lifestyle. It is only fair and balanced that California should share the cost of burdens it is imposing on other states by being forced to give up its low cost labor. Michigan agriculture needs cheap cherry pickers and the auto industry will be able to take those car-pimping illegals and put them to good use on the assembly lines." [well... maybe not]