Mackinac Center in the News

State, National Media on SEIU's Downward Spiral

Right-to-work rescues 44k from stealth unionization scheme. … more

Can Detroit Bailout Sneak Past GOP Legislature?

Jack McHugh explains how in The Macomb Daily. … more

Perry: Ticket Resales Should be Unregulated

Tickets to games or concerts are personal property. … more

Minimum Wage Hike About Politics, not People

Jarrett Skorup Op-Ed in Detroit News … more

Center Experts in Detroit News

City should privatize transportation department. … more

Detroit EM Considering Center Proposals

Privatization could help stabilize struggling city. … more

Vernuccio Cited on President's Ann Arbor Visit

Most Americans can't afford a $14 sandwich for lunch. … more

Amtrak Subsidy Takes Money from Roads

Riders should pay their own way. … more

Center Scholar in Wall Street Journal

Mark Perry on alleged gender pay gap. … more

MEA President's Math in Detroit News Questioned

District says Cook's claim "cannot be substantiated." … more

Center Scholar's Commentary at

New Red Wings arena should not get corporate welfare. … more

Center Research in Time, Washington Post

Tobacco smuggling stats a national story. … more

CapCon Story on Ferndale Draws Attention

State, national, international media respond. … more

Teacher Who Left MEA Explains Why

Ray Arthur in Detroit News. … more

Teacher Speaks Out on Union Bullying

MEA will go after 8,000 teachers not paying dues. … more

Lopez on Fox Business

Corporate welfare for movies unfair to taxpayers. … more

LaFaive Proven Right on Cigarette Tax Hike

Mass. losing millions due to smuggling. … more

Vernuccio on Worker Freedom

Panel discussion in Washington, D.C. … more

Teachers Victorious Over MEA

State, national media report on RTW win. … more

McHugh Discusses Budget on WILS

Focus on smarter spending, not more spending. … more

Detroit News, Free Press Cover MCLF Lawsuit

MEA sued over more teacher bullying. … more

Mackinac Scholar in Wall Street Journal

Smith on IRS scandal and media failure. … more

Tuition Plan Would Make College More Expensive

Spalding and Skorup in The Detroit News. … more

Center Expert, Board Member Discuss Detroit

LaFaive, Lockwood at Reason Foundation event. … more

Spalding Op-Ed on School Choice

Explains the benefits to MLive readers. … more

State Economic Outlook from David Littmann

Discussed DBusiness article on WJR. … more

VoteSpotter App Draws Media Attention

Give instant feedback to your legislators. … more

Spalding on Fox2 Detroit

College costs, school takeovers discussed. … more

Vernuccio on PBS News Hour

Labor expert talks UAW/VW vote in Tennessee. … more

Union Bullying Story Draws National Attention

CapCon broke story about RTW "intimidation" list. … more

Corporate Welfare Schemes Need Transparency

Mackinac Center commentary in Detroit Free Press. … more

Skorup on 'West Michigan Week'

Debate over minimum wage. … more

Vernuccio on Benefits of RTW for Missouri

Op-Ed in Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader. … more

Can Detroit Replicate Pontiac's Success?

LaFaive outlines how in today's Oakland Press. … more

Will Legislature Keep Tax Cut Promise?

SB 402 begins to undo 11.5% hike from 2007. … more

LaFaive Cited on Minimum Wage in GR Press

Research refutes AFL-CIO president's claim. … more

Center Experts Cited on Detroit Bailout

Plan is unfair to state taxpayers. … more

Wright Discusses Supreme Court Visit on WJR

Illinois union scheme similar to SEIU dues skim. … more

George Will Cites CapCon in Washington Post

SEIU dues skim highlighted ahead of SCOTUS case. … more

Policy Experts Comment on Governor's Speech

LaFaive, Spalding on State of the State. … more

Center Scholar in Detroit News

Electricity deregulation good for customers. … more

Lockwood's Belle Isle Idea in Wall Street Journal

Also interviewed on Fox Business. … more

CapCon Story Draws National Media Attention

Michigan family devastated by Obamacare. … more

Vernuccio Testifies on Missouri Right-to-Work

Cited in St. Louis Post-Dispatch. … more

Corporate Welfare Scheme Back With New Name

'Aerotropolis' now 'VantagePort.' … more

Media Highlight 'Missed Votes' Report

Detroit News calls for part-time Legislature. … more

Vernuccio on Fox Business

Higher minimum wage means fewer jobs. … more

Center Responds to AFL-CIO Attack

Media find plagiarism in Karla Swift Op-Ed. … more

LaFaive Cited in Detroit News Editorial

Detroit must be more business friendly. … more

Unions Claim RTW Is 'Slavery'

Manny Lopez discusses exclusive bargaining monopoly. … more

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