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Anne Schieber Dykstra

Community Engagement Manager

Anne Schieber-Dykstra is the community engagement manager 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.

Government’s Free Pass to Trespass

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Michigan’s Next Criminal Intent Challenge

Many local ordinances would benefit from reform … more

Federal Rules Would Harm Work Centers for the Disabled

Yet Another 'Photo Cop' Traffic Ticket Scheme

This one attached to massive new government spending … more

Criminal Intent Reform: Lessons from Ohio

Prosecutors’ dissatisfaction with existing language was a key … more

Who Knew? Man Faces Criminal Charges For Snowmobiling While Driver's License Suspended

Traverse City Homeless 'Bill of Rights' Could Turn Public Facilities into Impromptu Shelters

Michigan Gets D-Minus Grade for Forfeited Property Profit Mongering

Michigan Moves to Ban Red Light Ticket Cameras

Keeping Government Entities on Track

A Case Study … more