Mackinac Center in the News

Center Scholars Cited on Economy, Environment, Education and More

Mackinac Center expertise on display. … more

Center Cited in Detroit, Grand Rapids

The Center's work on prevailing wage and government employee benefits was featured in two of the state's largest newspapers Sunday. … more

MEDC-SEIU Arrangement Still Raising Questions

Paul Kersey discusses MEDC-SEIU deal on Frank Beckmann's show. … more

Center Scholars Discuss Dollar, State Spending

Two center scholars were recently called upon for their expertise. … more

LaFaive 'Has Plenty of Ideas,' According to NRO

John Hood at National Review Online yesterday called Michigan the "epicenter of the fiscal earthquake," referring to the overspending crisis created by Gov. Jennifer Granholm and the Legislature. … more

Will Michigan Sit Out This Race?

A Detroit Examiner columnist Friday cited Michael Van Beek, the Center's director of education policy, on Michigan's refusal to pursue school reforms that could help the state secure federal funding. … more

The First Raindrops Fall

A Mackinac Center July Viewpoint was prescient, to say the least. … more

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling

A study co-authored almost a year ago by Michael D. LaFaive, director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative at the Center, continues to garner media attention. … more

Data Mining

A look at mining issues and water regulation. … more

Epic FOIA Bill Provides Amusement

Politico's Ben Smith passed along the story about the $7 million fee the Michigan Department of State Police would charge to fulfill the Mackinac Center's Freedom of Information Act request. … more

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