Features and Highlights

Will Michigan Have Its First Unionized Parochial School?

The state's largest school employee union has a $10 million deficit, and it wants more mandatory dues payers. … more

Headlee Amendment Has Limited Taxes for 25 Years

Michigan could do even better by following the example of Colorado's 'Taxpayer Bill of Rights.' … more

State Should Remain Neutral in Labor Dispute

Governor Granholm should not intervene in the Northern Michigan Hospital strike without compelling proof of harm to the public. … more

A New Baseball Statistic, Revisited

The Detroit Tigers' record so far of 28 wins and 77 losses could push the 'subsidies to victories' ratio to new heights. … more

'Draculand' Wants Your Blood and Your Money

Romanian central planners could learn a lesson from failed government entertainment projects in Michigan. … more

Giving Laptops to Sixth-Graders Won't Improve Their Education

The Legislature's $39 million plan will almost certainly be a colossal waste. … more

Repeal the Michigan Control Shares Acquisition Act

A takeover attempt of Taubman Centers, Inc. has inspired legislation to make a bad law worse. Should there be any anti-takeover laws? … more

We're All Licensees Now

State licensure for a host of common occupations may be one step closer. … more

Stronger Incentives for Organ Donation Save Lives

Recent news stories highlight a new approach to organ donations. … more

Michigan's High Teacher Salaries and Student Performance

It will take more than money to improve student achievement and reward good teachers. … more

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