Michigan's economy can recover if government places fewer burdens on business, Mackinac Center President Joseph G. Lehman told Fortune Magazine today.

"We used to be a wealthy state," Lehman said. "Now we're a poor one."

Fortune pointed to this research by James Hohman, fiscal policy analyst, which shows public-sector benefits in Michigan outpace those in the private sector by $5.7 billion annually.

Stay Engaged

Receive our weekly emails!

~~~~~

Related Articles:

The Flint Water Crisis and the Challenge of City Infrastructure

Let Them Work: Solutions for Michigan’s Overbearing Occupational Licensing Laws

Detroit Classrooms Are Not Overcrowded

Andrew Coulson: In Memoriam

Vernuccio Interviewed by Wall Street Journal

New Bills Would Put Teeth Into Ignored Teacher Strike Law

Share More …