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James M. Hohman

Assistant Director of Fiscal Policy

James M. Hohman is assistant director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He holds a degree in economics from Northwood University in Midland, Mich.

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Michigan Should Lower the Personal Income Tax Rate in 2015

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Michigan School Privatization Survey 2014

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