Mackinac Center in the News

Kids Experience Entrepreneurship at Detroit Children's Business Fair

Second annual event provided opportunities to learn, grow and earn money … more

Michigan Government Salaries Database Shows Value of Transparency

Public records now at public’s fingertips … more

Prompt Government Transparency is Vital to Democracy

Delay of 106 days results in lawsuit for University of Michigan … more

Republicans, Pursue Your Agenda with Gusto

Advice for the Legislative majority … more

Ideas Liberals and Conservatives Can Agree On

Plenty of middle ground, even in a divisive political climate … more

The Cost of High Cigarette Taxes

Research reveals unintended consequences of tax … more

Kentucky, Missouri Set Off Wave of Labor Reform

2017 poised to be big year for worker freedom … more

Michigan Should End Civil Asset Forfeiture

Require a criminal conviction before taking people’s property … more

Kentucky Becomes Nation’s 27th Right-to-Work State

Bluegrass State first of several likely to pass such legislation in 2017 … more

High Taxes on Cigarettes Increase Smuggling

New study looks at national rates … more

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