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This graphic shows the increase in Michigan's unemployment rate since Gov. Jennifer Granholm and the Michigan Legislature approved a $1.7 billion increase in taxes on Michigan businesses and working families in late 2007.

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James M. Hohman is a fiscal policy research assistant at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational institute headquartered in Midland, Mich. Permission to reprint in whole or in part is hereby granted, provided that the author and the Center are properly cited.

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