Jack Spencer was Capitol Affairs Specialist for Michigan Capitol Confidential, a news service of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, from 2011 to 2016. Spencer is a veteran Lansing-based journalist who worked 13 years at the Michigan Information & Research Service.

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