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Anne Schieber

Senior Investigative Analyst

Anne Schieber is the senior investigative analyst for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. She produces investigative video reports that demonstrate the impact of public policies on people’s lives.

Prior to joining the Mackinac Center staff, Anne spent 30 years in broadcast journalism. She was a high-profile, award-winning reporter and anchor for WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids between 1998 and 2011. Anne has also worked for stations in Kalamazoo, Minneapolis, Buffalo, N.Y., and Allentown, Penn.

Over her career, she has won numerous awards, including a “Best Individual Reporting” honor from the Associated Press and “Journalist of the Year” from the Michigan Small Business Administration.

Anne received her bachelor's degree from Villanova University.

Affluent School Districts Don't Guarantee Better Academic Performance

Collection Bins for Clothing and Used Goods Targeted as Nuisances

Detroit Charter School Parents: Don’t Take Away Our Freedom to Choose

New State Tax Payment System Causing Headaches for Businesses

Deficit-Ridden District Almost Demolishes Building Rather Than Take $3.5 Million From Charter

Community College Secretaries Secede From the State's Largest Teachers Union

$23K School Employee Upset that MEA President’s Pension Spiked by $200K Union Salary

Sheriff Lieutenant Caught on Video Saying Officers Disciplined for Not Writing Enough Tickets

Mackinac Center Files Brief with U.S. Supreme Court to End Union Agency Fees

International Japanese School Gets a Second Chance

MEA Drops Attempt to Stop Vote on Decertification

Litigants Ask Supreme Court to Review County Land Bank Cherry-Picking Prime Property

The Costs and Benefits of Wind Energy: Competing Groups Hold Forums

Speed Limit Reform Died Last Year but May be Revived

Union Tries to Block Election that Would Decertify it

Ohio Leads the Way on Criminal Intent Reform

Different Parties, Same Conclusion on Civil Asset Forfeitures: Reform It

Hostile Takeover of Charter School

What are the Real Motives Behind Asset Seizures?

Man Who Speaks Out About Police Seizing His Property Without Charges is Arrested Hours Later

Property Seized, Money Taken – But No Crime

Legislators Block Low-Cost Eye Exams in Michigan

Union Members Used School Email to Promote School Board Candidates

Brighton Union, District Strike Illegal Language from Contract

Group Seeks to Put Term Limits on Grand Rapids Mayor, City Commissioners

Union, District Force Non-Union Teacher to Pay for Union Release Time

School Districts Manipulate Headlee Tax Limits for More Money

Parents Speak Out on Effort to Halt School Choice

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Suggests Legislature Clarify Criminal Intent Statutes

Grand Rapids Transit Agency Defends New Bus Line

Where $100 Million Buys Little: Michigan School Employee Pension Fund

Court Grills County Over Land Bank Activities

$40 Million ‘Rapid’ Silver Line Bus Takes Twice as Long as a Car

Where $100 Million Buys Little: Michigan School Employee Pension Fund

Local School District Escapes 'At Risk' List Despite Hostile Charter Takeover

Teachers Find Union Alternatives

University Employees Break From MEA For Better Service At Lower Cost

School District Revokes Authorization of Popular Charter

Conventional District Sidelines Successful Charter To Financially Benefit Itself

Retiree Benefits Pose Problems For Pothole Patching Plans In Grand Rapids

Taxpayer Representation Missing From Assessor Review Panel

Video Report: Teachers Hope Their Win Against Union Emboldens Others

City Says Recording Device Ban Was Due To 'Miscommunication'

New Bill Would Prevent Discriminatory Charitable Bin Bans

Tax Board Bans Recording Equipment In Hearing Involving Nonprofit

Michigan Assessors On the Path To Raise Property Taxes

Debate Du Jour: Minimum Wage Takes Center Stage

Disabled Family Sees 300 Percent Increase In Health Insurance Costs Under Obamacare