State Business Handout Program Wastes Another $2 million

Another state subsidy deal fails to deliver … more

Detroit is Becoming Friendlier to Entrepreneurs

The number of licensing violations enforced by the city has decreased … more

Neither Inmates Nor Counties Get Out of Jail Free

Michigan counties try, unsuccessfully, to pass their jail expenditures on to inmates … more

Is One Subsidy Really Any Better?

Subsidies do have a destabilizing market influence … more

Business Subsidy Programs Grow State’s Bureaucracy, Not Its Economy

They’re mostly just in-state cronyism, not big employer “deal closing” incentives … more

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Mackinac Center and Virginia Tech Professor Dr. Marc Edwards Sue Wayne State Over Flint Water Docs

The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation files case to help bring about further government transparency … more

Lawmakers Repeal Prevailing Wage and Pass Work Requirements for Able-Bodied Medicaid Population

Repeal of union wage mandates and application of Medicaid work requirements will benefit taxpayers and Michigan’s economy … more

New Scorecard Ranks Every Michigan Legislator on Corporate Handouts

Tracks every vote of nearly 500 lawmakers since 2001 … more

Health Policy Consensus Group Calls for Short-Term Health Plan Reform

Organizations across the country urge Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to make short-term plans renewable … more

Union Attempt to Force Teacher to Pay Fees Deemed Illegal Under Right-to-Work

Mackinac Center challenges attempt to limit worker freedom … more

VoteSpotter App for Android and Apple iOS

Give instant feedback to legislators. … more