Mackinac Center in the News

Lehman on Gov. Snyder's 'Dashboards'

Are they driving accountability? … more

Spalding: Student Background a Part of Performance

Socioeconomic factors impact student achievement. … more

James Hohman on CNBC

Fiscal policy expert discusses Detroit's woes. … more

State 'Favor' to Jackson County Costs Millions

LaFaive says MDOC agreement unfair to taxpayers. … more

Center Analyst Testifies on Medicaid Expansion

McHugh: Obamacare "highly vulnerable to course correction." … more

National Media Highlight CapCon Story

"Teacher of the Year" makes $21k less than district average. … more

Reitz Cited in Wall Street Journal

Will Republicans cave on Obamacare Medicaid expansion? … more

Oliver Porter on Privatization in Detroit News

Replay of Issues & Ideas Forum now available. … more

'Cost Recovery' Schemes Uncovered

Center analyst exposes extra fees cities are charging. … more

Big Labor Throwing Retirees Under the Bus

Center analyst calls them on it in Washington Times. … more

Superintendent Bashes Parental School Choice

Do they want parents involved or not? … more

Reasons not to Expand Medicaid

Jack McHugh on WKAR's "Current State." … more

Center Education Policy Expert in Wall Street Journal

Michael Van Beek on Michigan's charter public schools. … more

Center Expert Cited by State Journal, WZZM

State employees in Michigan outearn counterparts nationally. … more

LaFaive on Taxes and Road Funding

Tony Conley show on WILS, Op-Ed in Port Huron paper. … more

Vernuccio Op-Ed in Detroit Free Press

Unions shouldn't have to represent all employees. … more

Spalding Discusses Land Bank Issues

Policy analyst on WILS in Lansing with Tony Conley. … more

Education Policy Expert Cited by MLive

A district or school closing is "for the greater good." … more

Center Legal Experts Cited on MEA Court Loss

Schools no longer spending tax dollars to collect union dues. … more

Wolfram in Lansing State Journal on Auto Insurance

Adjunct scholar says market should guide reform. … more

Bridge Magazine Details MEA's Decline

Center, labor policy expert cited in package of stories. … more

MLive Cites Center Education Policy Expert

Secretary of Ed wants higher teacher pay; Michigan has it. … more

Film Subsidy Failure Draws Attention

WDIV covers story that Michigan Capitol Confidential broke. … more

Skorup Discusses 'Crazy Laws' on Three Radio Stations

Detroit, Lansing and Ann Arbor markets covered in one day. … more

Vernuccio on Fox Business

Cameras in the classroom? … more

Editorial Cites Mackinac Center Research

Comprehensive reform of liquor control laws needed.  … more

MLive to Start MichiganVotes-Style System

Media group to begin tracking legislative action. … more

Lindsey Dodge on Alleged Gender Pay Gap

Guest on "The Lucy Ann Lance Show" in Ann Arbor. … more

Center Hosting National Health Care Policy Expert

Avik Roy on Tony Conley's radio show Friday morning. … more

Right-to-Work in Illinois?

President Joseph G. Lehman explains how. … more

Dodge Cited on Alleged Gender Pay Gap

Apples-to-apples comparison has more variables. … more

MEA Rehashes 'Report' on Center

Dated information, spurious claims in updated piece. … more

Taylor Teachers' Lawsuit Highlighted

Daily Caller, former MCPP president detail right-to-work issue. … more

Center Cited in Wall Street Journal

Columnist exposes labor's anti-RTW tactics. … more

Center Research Cited on Prevailing Wage Repeal

Law increases cost of public projects 10 to 15 percent. … more

Right-to-Work Is Here

Statewide media cites Center expert, decades of analysis. … more

Media Covers Schools Skirting RTW Law

Free Press includes list of districts, universities. … more

Van Beek Talks School Funding with Tony Conley

MSU prof's claim about decreased funding is incorrect. … more

Vernuccio to Discuss Right-to-Work

Live chat with Lansing State Journal at 11 a.m. Thursday. … more

Center Analyst Discusses Film Subsidies

Jarrett Skorup on FOX2 Detroit Sunday. … more

'Transformers 4' Taking $20M from Taxpayers

Last "Transformers" movie made $1.1 billion. … more

Center Experts Cited on Contract Extensions

Detroit News, WDIV seek analysis of right-to-work issue. … more

Center Expert on New Detroit EFM

Detroit News Op-Ed explains what Kevyn Orr must address. … more

A Look Behind the Curtain

Center analysis exposes fallacies of Oz subsidies. … more

National Review Highlights MCLF Lawsuit

Detroit News: Union in a "rush to preserve strength." … more

Van Beek Testifies on Great Start Expansion

Legislator criticized for "personal attack." … more

Center Scholar on WJR With Frank Beckmann

Harry Veryser discusses stock market, Austrian economics. … more

Wright Discusses End of SEIU Dues Skim

Union scheme took $34 million from caregivers. … more

Taylor Teachers' Lawsuit on Fox Business

Union insecurity clause gains national media attention. … more

Media Covers Taylor Teachers' Lawsuit

MCLF representing teachers against union, school board. … more

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