• The Mackinac Center is the largest and, arguably, the most vigorous of the 40 state-based policy institutes in the country.

  • Cited in media reports and stories over 1,200 times every year. The list of newspapers and magazines includes: The Detroit News and The Detroit Free Press, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Forbes magazine, and Investor’s Business Daily.

  • Other policy institutes in the U.S. and foreign countries are replicating the Mackinac Center’s programs and procedures and, consequently, free-market thought is influencing public policy and improving lives across the globe.

  • The Mackinac Center holds semi-annual training sessions for policy institute executives. As of April 2009, we have trained 579 executives representing 46 states and 47 foreign countries.

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