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James M. Hohman

Director of Fiscal Policy

James M. Hohman is the director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He holds a degree in economics from Northwood University in Midland, Mich.

Even Amended, Michigan’s Paid Sick Leave Would Cost Employers $1.1 Billion

But original proposal was much worse … more

Amazon and Foxconn Ignite Opposition To Business Subsidies

Lawmakers Have the Authority to Repeal Paid Leave Act

The margarine wars show that the Legislature has the power … more

A Look at What Happens After Minimum Wage Hikes in Michigan

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

Amazon and Foxconn Ignite Opposition To Business Subsidies

Expensive jobs announcements don’t foster economic growth … more

Just A Reminder Of The Growing State Budget

Tax cuts cost much less than recent budget increases … more

Cities and Suburbs Should Grow Together

The fastest growing areas gain residents in both cities and suburbs … more

Seventy Percent of Michigan School Districts Contract Out for Services

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

The State Budget is Larger Than $10 Billion

State can afford to spend more on roads and cut taxes … more