Grover Norquist in Lansing: Tax Cuts, Regulatory Freedom and More
On Dec. 10, the Mackinac Center welcomed Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, to Lansing to participate in a discussion regarding tax cuts and regulatory freedom across the United States. Joining him was Jarrett Skorup, director of marketing and communications at the Mackinac Center, and together they hosted a brief discussion and a question-and-answer session on policy issues facing the country.
National School Choice Week Celebration in Lansing
Every year, parents, schools and organizations around the country gather to celebrate your right to choose the education option that works best for you. On Jan. 29, Michigan held over 1,700 events around the state, including the featured event at the state capitol in Lansing. Schools from all over the state were represented, including homeschool groups, online schools, charter schools and many more. Decorated in National School Choice Week’s signature yellow scarves, students displayed their favorite school projects or gave a demonstration of what their robotics class is working on. To round out the event, Escuela Avancemos Academy performed a ballet to “Waltz of the Flowers” by Tchaikovsky.