Legislative Testimony

As part of our mission to educate policymakers and the public about sound public policy, Mackinac Center experts regularly testify in public before legislative bodies. On the right are written versions of recent legislative testimony given by Mackinac Center scholars.

Union Release Time is a Rip-Off for Taxpayers

House Education Reform Committee

Increasing Voter Turnout in School Elections

House Elections and Ethics Committee

Schools Need More Flexibility to Meet Hiring Demands

Senate Education Committee

Comments on Proposed Collective Bargaining Reforms

State of Michigan Civil Service Commission

The Problem of Overcriminalization

Michigan Law Revision Commission

Proposed Corporate Giveaway Unlikely to Grow Economy

Michigan Senate Finance Committee

Union ‘Official Time’ Hurts Those Served by the Department of Veteran Affairs

U. S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

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Michigan Can Afford an Income Tax Cut

Michigan Senate Finance Committee

How to Improve Michigan’s School Accountability System

Senate Education Committee

When Will Michigan Families Get Some Tax Relief Too?

Michigan House Tax Policy Committee

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