1

End mandatory collective bargaining for government employees who already enjoy civil service protections.
» www.mackinac.org/2309

2

Eliminate the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
» www.mackinac.org/10896

3

Privatize some state prisons.
» www.mackinac.org/7083

4

Lower government employees' compensation to the average rate for private-sector workers performing comparable work.
» www.mackinac.org/8207

5

Require school employees to pay the same amount to their health insurance benefits as federal employees in this state.
» www.mackinac.org/14155

6

End the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA).
» www.mackinac.org/7099

7

Close down the 21st Century Jobs Fund, a business-subsidy and government-ownership program.
» www.mackinac.org/7123

8

Replace conventional health insurance plans for government employees with health savings accounts (HSAs).
» www.mackinac.org/9358

9

Fund public universities primarily through a standard per-student grant or voucher, with a university's research financed in a separate line item.
» www.mackinac.org/7703

10

Devolve State Police road patrols to county sheriff departments.
» www.mackinac.org/5373

11

Eliminate state subsidies to the cooperative extension service and to Michigan State University's agriculture experiment station.
» www.mackinac.org/5325#AES

12

Eliminate state film production subsidies.
» www.mackinac.org/10733

13

Stop paying Amtrak an annual state subsidy.
» www.mackinac.org/7402

14

Eliminate Medicaid spending not mandated by federal regulations.
» www.mackinac.org/6580

15

Prohibit providing government employees pension, health care and other fringe benefits that exceed the average of benefits provided in the private sector.
» www.mackinac.org/10839

16

Eliminate  — or cut in half — "Merit Awards," "Promise Grants," or other non-need-based college scholarships financed by tobacco lawsuit proceeds.
» www.mackinac.org/7602

17

Require local bus systems subsidized by state road tax dollars to generate at least 20 percent of their operating expenses from fares paid by riders.
» www.mackinac.org/9688

18

Enact smarter sentencing for nonviolent offenders.
» www.mackinac.org/8845

19

Adopt a constitutional amendment similar to 2007 Senate Joint Resolution E, which would require setting aside 4 percent of projected revenue when adopting annual state budgets.
» www.mackinac.org/9913

20

Repeal laws that mandate binding arbitration in labor disputes between local government and police or firefighter unions.
» www.mackinac.org/8328

21

Require every state department and agency to post an expense register online that is at least equivalent to the one currently provided by the Michigan Department of State.
» www.mackinac.org/9854

22

Repeal the state's "prevailing wage" law, which prohibits awarding government construction contracts to the lowest bidder unless it pays above-market wages.
» www.mackinac.org/8907

23

Pending repeal of the state's prevailing wage law in total, repeal it for schools.
» www.mackinac.org/3844

24

Pending repeal of the state's prevailing wage law, revise it into a "median wage" law focusing on low-wage, rather than high-wage, workers.
» www.mackinac.org/8935

25

Abolish special incentives to turn food or plants into fuel.
» www.mackinac.org/9269