A Look at What Happens After Minimum Wage Hikes in Michigan

Job growth drives low-income wage increases more than legal minimums … more

What You May Expect To See In Lame Duck

This week's MichiganVotes focuses on bills that may arise during lame duck session … more

Amazon And Foxconn Ignite Opposition To Business Subsidies

Expensive jobs announcements don’t foster economic growth … more

School Districts Exaggerate the Harms of Losing Students to Choice

Freedom, flexibility needed more than extra funds … more

Red or Blue, Criminal Justice Still Gets a Green Light

Election outcomes matter less when the issue enjoys substantial bipartisan support … more

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How to Collaboratively Manage Michigan’s Federal Lands

Study shows the benefits for public and private land owners … more

Seventy Percent of Michigan School Districts Contract Out for Services 

Latest survey results show continued widespread use of private contractors … more

Michigan Needs Bail Reform

New report outlines how to improve bail process to benefit defendants and the public  … more

New Study Explains ‘Voters Not Politicians’ Ballot Proposal in Plain English

Proposal 2 could completely overhaul the redistricting process in Michigan … more

Plaintiffs Sue New Jersey for Failing to Protect Employee Freedoms

Complementary My Pay, My Say campaign launched to inform public workers  … more

VoteSpotter App for Android and Apple iOS

Give instant feedback to legislators. … more