Features and Highlights

The Time Is Right for a Right-To-Work Law

Michigan's persistent downward employment prospects call for bold new measures. A right-to-work law would be a good place to start.  … more

Petoskey Nurses Vote Today

Vote highlights Teamsters' struggles at Northern Michigan Hospital.  … more

Taxpayers Fund Lobbying for Internet Access Tax

A group representing Michigan and other states, paid by your state tax dollars, is lobbying the government in favor of taxing your access to the Internet.  … more

Veterans' Homes: Privatization Could Mean Lower Costs, Better Service

Veterans could receive better care and taxpayers could save millions by contracting out management of state veterans' homes.  … more

Measure Land Preservation Program by Its Results, Not Its Goals

Executive Vice President Joseph Lehman cites Mackinac Center research showing that Michigan's land preservation program has been a failure.  … more

How to Fix the Telecom Mess? Part III

Director of Science, Environment and Technology Policy Diane Katz debates columnist Duane D. Freese in National Review Online. … more

How to Fix the Telecom Mess? Part II

Director of Science, Environment and Technology Policy Diane Katz debates columnist Duane D. Freese in National Review Online. … more

How to Fix the Telecom Mess? Part I

Director of Science, Environment and Technology Policy Diane Katz debates columnist Duane D. Freese in National Review Online. … more

The Pros and Cons of Zero-Based Budgeting

Testimony by Michael LaFaive, director of fiscal policy, before the Michigan House Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government. … more

MESSA: Keeping School Districts from Saving Money on Health Care

If Michigan school districts were free to shop around for health care plans, they could save as much as 20 percent of their budgets.  … more

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