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Tom Gantert

Managing Editor of Michigan Capitol Confidential

Tom Gantert is Managing Editor of Michigan Capitol Confidential, a daily news site of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

When Gantert arrived at Capitol Confidential as Senior Capitol Correspondent in February 2010, he already had extensive experience as a journalist, having worked for more than 20 years at Michigan daily newspapers, including The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Lansing State Journal and Ann Arbor News. Gantert also served a four-month stint at USA Today as part of a Gannett Corporation loaner program. In 2008, Gantert was The Ann Arbor News writer of the year, and in September 2009, he founded Reporting Michigan, a nonprofit news Web site.

Gantert holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State University. He has two sons and lives in Jackson, Mich.

Tom Gantert may be reached at Gantert@mackinac.org.

From Tom Gantert

Subsidies For A Few And Tax Hikes For The Rest Worked Poorly Here

State Corporate Welfare Didn't Work For Greenville

Municipal Governments Blame State For Their Property Tax Hikes

94 Hours A Week: Presumed Load For This Financial Manager Of Three Michigan Cities

‘Goliath’ Unions Complain About ‘David’-Sized Think Tanks’ Worker Outreach Campaign

NMU Wants $4,600 to Look Up and Send Salary Data

Jackson County Tells Voters To Show ‘Love’ For Parks

Superintendent Accused of Intimidation Against Recall Petition Signers

Number Of Michiganders Collecting Unemployment Down 90 Percent Since 2009

Flint Waste Water Department Staffer Paid $117k Last Year