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State’s MBDP Job Creation Claims an Inconvenient Fiction

Just because government says its effective doesn’t mean it is

Just because government says its effective doesn’t mean it is more

Education Budget Should Back Parents' Priorities

Snyder's proposal undercuts cyber school, shared time options

Snyder's proposal undercuts cyber school, shared time options more

Michigan Is Not a Windy State

The true cost of wind in Michigan is beginning to become clear

The true cost of wind in Michigan is beginning to become clear more

One Tax Cut and One Increased; an Unfair Levy Repealed; Stronger Pepper Spray

February 16, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

February 16, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Michigan’s Long 'Bad Driver Tax' Nightmare Will Finally End

A revenue-grab from the state's lost decade left a trail of social costs and broken lives

A revenue-grab from Michigan’s lost decade left a trail of social costs and broken lives more

Meet Some Law Enforcement Officers Who Support Forfeiture Reform

Michigan Legislature should strengthen property rights

Michigan Legislature should strengthen property rights more

Michigan May Surpass 2000 Employment Levels Soon

An important milestone of recovery for the Great Lakes State

An important milestone of recovery for the Great Lakes State more

Airbnb Ban the Latest in Detroit’s Short-sighted Thinking

City council makes it harder to earn a living and visit a city desperate for population growth

City council makes it harder to earn a living and visit a city desperate for population growth more

Lawyers 'Double Dipping' on Asbestos, Traffic Stop Etiquette, Impaired EMTs

February 9, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

February 9, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Crime Shouldn’t Pay, but Requiring Reimbursement May Not Pay Off

Harsher penalties are not as effective at deterring crime as increasing the risk of getting caught

Harsher penalties are not as effective at deterring crime as increasing the risk of getting caught more

Illinois Takes Pension Advice From ‘The Simpsons’

Michigan has done a lot to avoid this fate

Michigan has done a lot to avoid this fate more

Cats and Dogs, Chickens and Fish

February 2, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

February 2, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Traverse City Continuing Push for Government-Run Internet

Similar efforts have failed in city after city

Similar efforts have failed in city after city more

Snyder, New Report Pitch for More Education Dollars

Evidence lacking for any significant impact on achievement

Evidence lacking for any significant impact on achievement more

Politicians Cannot Keep Up With Dynamic Economy

Subsidies for a handful, costs for everyone else

Subsidies for a handful, costs for everyone else more

Come or Go, Amazon’s HQ Decision Means Little to Michigan Economy

It’s a magnet for agenda-driven interpretation though

It’s a magnet for agenda-driven interpretation though more

Income Tax Breaks, Environmental Rules Reviews, Ransomware and more

January 26, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

January 26, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Renewable Energy is Not Cheaper After All

Popular measurement of renewable energy's cost ignores its unpredictable nature

Popular measurement of renewable energy's cost ignores its unpredictable nature more

New Additions to Mackinac Center Board of Scholars

Three new faces join Center's Board of Scholars

Three new faces join Center's Board of Scholars more

Michigan House Votes to Protect Electronic Data

Nearly unanimous in support of prohibiting state cooperation with illegal federal searches and seizures

Nearly unanimous in support of prohibiting state cooperation with illegal federal searches and seizures more

Cash Bail Hurts Innocent Poor People

The practice should be reformed to serve its purpose better

The practice should be reformed to serve its purpose better more

Gov. Snyder Should Make Link Between Jobs and Criminal Justice Reform

Tonight’s State of the State will certainly focus on one — but shouldn’t ignore the other

Tonight’s State of the State will certainly focus on jobs — but shouldn’t ignore criminal justice reform more

School Choice Week Puts Michigan Progress in Perspective

Choice popular with parents, still needs vigorous defense

Choice popular with parents, still needs vigorous defense more

Veto Override, Higher Income Tax Exemptions, Charter Schools and ISD Money, more

January 19, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

January 19, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Deed Restrictions, Neighborhood Watch Vehicles

January 12, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

January 12, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Many Michigan Families Sacrifice for Choice

Documentary shows how Blaine Amendment limits education options

Documentary shows how Blaine Amendment limits education options more

Michigan’s Most Popular Uber Destination is in the City That Once Banned It

Ann Arbor overregulated ridesharing until state lawmakers freed it

Ann Arbor overregulated ridesharing until state lawmakers freed it more

Governor Granholm Called to Underfund Pensions 6 Years Before Company Bankruptcy

There is no natural constituency for properly funding pensions

There is no natural constituency for properly funding pensions more

How to Help Those with a Criminal Record Find Work

Eliminate unnecessary crimes, right-size punishments and repeal licensing laws

Eliminate unnecessary crimes, right-size punishments and repeal licensing laws more

2017 Was Good For Michigan

State economy continues to expand

State economy continues to expand more

Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Drives Up Costs

Government should do fair bidding for projects

Government should do fair bidding for projects more

Detroit Ignores State Law, Turns Down Money to Avoid Selling Abandoned School

Detroit Public Schools Community District enforces deed restriction against charter

Detroit Public Schools Community District enforces deed restriction against charter more

You Can Legally Warm Your Car Now

The Legislature should repeal more nonsensical administrative rules in 2018

The Legislature should repeal more nonsensical administrative rules in 2018 more

Facts About Michigan’s Infrastructure You Never Hear

Overall, it is serving us pretty well

Overall, it is serving us pretty well more

State Reforms of Occupational Licensing

New report from Cato highlights Michigan work

New report from Cato highlights Michigan work more

Michigan Legislature’s 10 Most Revealing Votes of 2017

Which side were your lawmakers on?

Which side were your lawmakers on? more

Michigan Well-Being Metric Stuck in 'Balanced' Position

Changes in policy could attract more people

Changes in policy could attract more people more

Michigan Man Cleared of Wrongdoing, Still Fighting Civil Forfeiture Years Later

Under civil forfeiture, law enforcement can seize property — or freeze private bank accounts — when they have reason to believe the property is tied to wrongdoings. more

Charter Schools, Developer and Grocery Store Subsidies, University Debt, more

December 15, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

December 15, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Michigan Falls in Economic Freedom Index

Lower rank due to reforms in other states

Lower rank due to reforms in other states more

State Senate Tightens Rules on Driver’s Licenses

The three-ticket rule may inflict collateral damage

The three-ticket rule may inflict collateral damage more

School Choice Breaks Down Racial Barriers

Some districts’ residency requirements reinforce segregation

Some districts’ residency requirements reinforce segregation more

The Problems with the Pension and Retiree Health Insurance Bills

Recent legislation confuses legal obligations between benefits

Recent legislation confuses legal obligations between benefits more

The Right Way to Fund a Second Poe Lock

The shipping industry should help pay for the services it uses

The shipping industry should help pay for the services it uses more

Increase Cell Phone Tax, Expand Stopped Vehicle Mandate, Car Seat Regulations, More

December 8, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

December 8, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report more

Parents Deserve Clear Information About School Performance

Letter grades work for students, they can work for schools too

Letter grades work for students, they can work for schools too more