Features and Highlights

News Release: GDP Drop Exposes MEDC Failures

Michigan has had negative GDP growth since the inception of the MEDC while millions of tax dollars have been given to companies as tax credits and cash subsidies.  … more

Michigan Education Digest

Science kits a hit, AZ tax credits, new teacher plan … more

Spending Habits

A graduated income tax is not the answer for Michigan's budget.  … more

News Release: Top Schools Post Checkbooks

Three top-performing Michigan school districts have posted their checkbook registers online as part of the Mackinac Center’s Transparency Project. … more

Michigan Privatization Digest

Pontiac budget, privatization, Manistee trash … more

Seeing is Believing

A look at government transparency efforts in the U.S. and Canada.  … more

Ask and They Shall Receive

Ken Braun tells lawmakers how they can fix their budget mistakes.  … more

Michigan Education Digest

Stimulus spat, New U Prep, Pontiac lawsuit … more

Revenue Neutral

Municipal finance expert Robert Daddow discusses Michigan tax revenues. … more

Tool Time

What Tea Party activists need to continue their momentum. … more

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