Prompt Government Transparency is Vital to Democracy

Delay of 106 days results in lawsuit for University of Michigan … more

A Case for Popular ISD Board Elections

Agencies spending more of state’s K-12 tax dollars … more

Why Mackinac Published Names and Wages of Government Workers in a Searchable Database

The information belongs to the people … more

Firing Police, Concealed Pistol Regs, Internet Games Not Gambling

March 24, 2017, MichiganVotes weekly roll call report … more

Union Privileges Cost Veterans

Providing unions with "official time" hurts the important work of the VA … more

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Michigan Government Salaries Database Corrected after State Admits Fault

Office of Retirement Services blames ‘technical error’ for thousands of incorrect salary numbers … more

Government Transparency Groups Announce Database of Public Employee Salaries

Website contains salary info of nearly 300,000 government workers for each of the past three years … more

Governor's Tourism Conference Must Address Pure Michigan Shortfalls

Mackinac Center analyst offers counterpoint to state’s promotion campaign … more

Statement on the FY2018 Federal Budget Blueprint

Lots of details to work out, but budget deserves recognition … more

VoteSpotter App for Android and Apple iOS

Give instant feedback to legislators. … more