Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative

The Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative is dedicated to producing high quality research and timely analysis of fiscal policy issues in Michigan. Built on four policy pillars — budget, tax, economic development and privatization — the Initiative educates decision makers about the importance of making sound policy choices for a free society.

Latest Articles

Proposed Corporate Giveaway Unlikely to Grow Economy

Lawmakers should consider the full costs of corporate welfare before they approve it … more

Dear House Tax Committee: Pure Michigan Return on Investment Not Validated

State Rep. Jim Tedder asks the right question … more

What’s Old is New Again: Another Subsidy Program Being Considered by Legislature

Good for politicians and well-connected businesses, bad for Michigan … more

Pension Funding Best Practices Remembered

But only when they serve bureaucrat Interests … more

State Should Review Supreme Court Pay

Salaries have been frozen for 15 years … more

Hybrid Plan Did Not Fix School Retirement System

It is at risk of underfunding and has barely enough assets … more

Governor's Tourism Conference Must Address Pure Michigan Shortfalls

Mackinac Center analyst offers counterpoint to state’s promotion campaign … more

In the Battle for Jobs, Subsidy Programs Shoot Blanks

More subsidies won’t improve economy … more

Statement on the FY2018 Federal Budget Blueprint

Lots of details to work out, but budget deserves recognition … more

Michigan Already Awash in Business Subsidies

Lawmakers should reject latest proposal for more … more