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Anne Schieber

Senior Investigative Analyst

Anne Schieber is the senior investigative analyst for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. She produces investigative video reports that demonstrate the impact of public policies on people’s lives.

Prior to joining the Mackinac Center staff, Anne spent 30 years in broadcast journalism. She was a high-profile, award-winning reporter and anchor for WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids between 1998 and 2011. Anne has also worked for stations in Kalamazoo, Minneapolis, Buffalo, N.Y., and Allentown, Penn.

Over her career, she has won numerous awards, including a “Best Individual Reporting” honor from the Associated Press and “Journalist of the Year” from the Michigan Small Business Administration.

Anne received her bachelor's degree from Villanova University.

Fed Audit: Township Used Forfeited Property for Non-Law Enforcement Expenses

Unanimous Forfeiture Vote Brings Greater Transparency and Accountability

'These bills are a great first step…' … more

City Manager: 'Prosperity Doesn’t Come From Government; It Comes From Freedom'

ACLU, Mackinac Center Report Calls on State to End Civil Forfeiture

Study shows abuses of government power on innocent citizens … more

Retired State Police Officer: Forfeiture is 'Big Money' for Law Enforcement Agencies

Michigan Sales Tax Will Hit Internet Shoppers on Oct. 1

Michigan Taxpayers Spend Over $3 Million a Year on Union Release Time

Mackinac Center releases new data for union time on the taxpayer dime … more

Government Waste in Northern Michigan

Teacher Left Michigan Education Association and Has No Regrets

Local Governments Look To Cash In On Commercial Truck Inspections

When Money Doesn’t Get You Better Schools

An Election for More than Just Mayor

Grand Rapids election could be referendum on financial health … more

Grand Rapids' Mayoral Candidates Spar Over City's Financial Health

Excess of Laws Entangle Law-respecting People

A lack of knowledge traps ordinary citizens … more

State Supremes Rebuff Claims Government Land Bank Shortchanged Taxpayers

Study: They Spend Millions, but Minimal Transparency Required for Government Union Finances

Public Sector Unions Vague About How They Spend Dues Money

MEA Lauches Personal Attack Against Dissident Teacher, Releases Confidential Information

Invasion of Privacy? Tax Assessors Taking Photos on Private Property

High Taxes Promote Black Market Cigarettes in Bordering State

Bills Aiming to Protect Property from Overzealous Forfeiture Clear First Hurdle

Asset Forfeiture Package of Bills a 'Solid First Step'

Affluent School Districts Don't Guarantee Better Academic Performance

Collection Bins for Clothing and Used Goods Targeted as Nuisances

Detroit Charter School Parents: Don’t Take Away Our Freedom to Choose

New State Tax Payment System Causing Headaches for Businesses

Deficit-Ridden District Almost Demolishes Building Rather Than Take $3.5 Million From Charter

Community College Secretaries Secede From the State's Largest Teachers Union

$23K School Employee Upset that MEA President’s Pension Spiked by $200K Union Salary

Sheriff Lieutenant Caught on Video Saying Officers Disciplined for Not Writing Enough Tickets

Mackinac Center Files Brief with U.S. Supreme Court to End Union Agency Fees

International Japanese School Gets a Second Chance

MEA Drops Attempt to Stop Vote on Decertification

Litigants Ask Supreme Court to Review County Land Bank Cherry-Picking Prime Property

The Costs and Benefits of Wind Energy: Competing Groups Hold Forums

Speed Limit Reform Died Last Year but May be Revived

Union Tries to Block Election that Would Decertify it

Ohio Leads the Way on Criminal Intent Reform

Different Parties, Same Conclusion on Civil Asset Forfeitures: Reform It

Hostile Takeover of Charter School

What are the Real Motives Behind Asset Seizures?

Man Who Speaks Out About Police Seizing His Property Without Charges is Arrested Hours Later

Property Seized, Money Taken – But No Crime

Legislators Block Low-Cost Eye Exams in Michigan

Union Members Used School Email to Promote School Board Candidates

Brighton Union, District Strike Illegal Language from Contract

Group Seeks to Put Term Limits on Grand Rapids Mayor, City Commissioners