May/June 2009 Michigan Capitol Confidential Articles

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Previous Editions of Michigan Capitol Confidential Available at: www.mackinac.org/pubs/mcc.

Note: Up to date information, an opportunity to comment and plain-English descriptions of all bills and amendments discussed are available at www.Michiganvotes.org.

Politically-Correct Capitalism

Click here to comment on and see the 2008 bill that gave subsidies for Michigan film production

Click here to comment on and see SB 466 — a bill that increases electric car subsidies

Click here to comment on and see HB 4515 — a bill that increases electric car subsidies

Mackinac Center Analysis: Flawed Report on Film Incentive Provides Distorted Lens

Mackinac Center Video: Scene and Unseen IV

Regulation Without Representation

Click here to comment on and see SB 434

The Lowdown

Click here to comment on and see SB 128 — the "In God We Trust" license plate

Click here to comment on and see the article about Jay's Sporting Goods

Click here to comment on and see the article about Koegel

Just A Bill

Click here to comment on and see SB 215 — Expand duties and rename state government Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs

Click here to comment on and see SB 357 — Regulate flagpole construction

Click here to comment on and see HB 4260 — Open government trade office in Arabia

Click here to comment on and see HB 4802 — Increase dog licensing and regulation penalties

Click here to comment on and see SB 85 — Ban certain "novelty lighters"

Click here to comment on and see SB 375 — Authorize remonumentation of Michigan-Indiana state line

Click here to comment on and see SB 470 — Mandate beer keg buyer's tags

Click here to comment on and see SB 315 — Encourage certain school labor union lessons

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