Despite its myriad problems, Michigan is a place of "opportunity," David Littmann, the Center's senior economist, tells The Washington Examiner today.

J.P. Freire, associate editorial page editor at the paper, references in his column several of the problems Michigan faces that the Center has been commenting on for years, including high-cost government employee benefits, high unemployment, population loss and increased taxes.

Littmann tells Freire that two solutions would help get Michigan back on track: eliminating the income tax and passing a right-to-work law.

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