Future economic prosperity in Michigan will depend upon the state's ability to compete in the global marketplace. It will be difficult for Michigan to contend for jobs without a reformation of its current regulatory process. Adoption of the recommendations discussed here is essential to reclaiming Michigan's world-class economic status.

A good quality of life requires not just protecting our abundant natural resources, but allowing the state's residents and businesses to prosper as well. In other words, a healthy human environment requires freedom. Michigan will come closer to that environment by adopting common-sense regulatory reform.