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Evan Carter

Reporter for Michigan Capitol Confidential

Evan Carter is a reporter at Michigan Capitol Confidential, the daily news site of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Carter began working for Capitol Confidential in May 2017 after graduating from Hillsdale College with his Bachelor of Arts in Politics and a minor in Journalism. During his time at Hillsdale, he worked for the student newspaper all four years, three of which he served as Web Editor. In addition to working for the student newspaper, Carter spent two summers working for the Detroit News, one summer working for the editorial board and another summer working for the metro desk. His work has been published in the Federalist and Acculturated.

Carter currently resides in Midland, but will always be a Detroiter at heart. When he isn’t working or following the news, you can find him running, catching up on the latest tech news or spending time with his friends.

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Flint Water Whistleblower, Mackinac Center Sue Wayne State Over Records Denials

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Brian Calley Talks State Government

Despite Positive Buzz For Detroit, Downward Population Trend Continues

Washtenaw County Township Builds Internet Service

Shri Thanedar Talks State Government

Dr. Jim Hines Talks State Government

Lonely Are The Michigan Democrats Who Oppose State Checks To Corporations

Sen. Patrick Colbeck Talks State Government

Union In Potential Landmark Case Gave To Sharpton, Progressives, Dem Party

State Partially Rolls Back Utility’s Rate Increase, Company Heralds Declining Bills

Detroit Homes With Willing Buyers Get More, But Overall Assessments Plummeted

Group Opposing Wind Project Accused Of Misleading Public

Bill Bringing State Closer To Ending Asset Forfeiture Abuse Advances in Michigan

Another Michigan Community Moving Toward Wind Farm Restrictions

Michigan Economy Rebounds, But Medicaid Enrollment Soars

In Michigan, Rich are Getting Richer – So Are the Poor

Latest Test Scores Show Charter Schools Closing Gap

State Law May Drive Job-Seeking Michigan Woman To Move Elsewhere

City Socks Homeowner With $150 Fine For Using Airbnb

Michigan Electricity Rates Since 2003: 15 Increases, 1 Cut

Union Files Federal Complaint Against Company For Giving Its Members Raises

Costs At Issue For Raising Age On Adult Criminal Prosecution

Number of State Employees Down, Amount of State Payroll Up

Most Michigan Schools Surveyed Still Buying Union’s Costlier Health Insurance

Sponsor Of Medicaid Work Requirements: They’re The ‘Right Thing To Do’

An Apparent Political Panic In Response To University Sex Abuse Scandal

A Lot Fewer Detroit Public Schools Teachers Rated 'Highly Effective'

Firm Gets $220,000 State Subsidy Deal, Files For Bankruptcy

Nonprofit Helps Ex-Prisoners Stay Clean

Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township

Michigan College Lands On Wrong Kind Of Top 10 List

Former State Trooper: Cops, Prosecutors Misuse Problematic Asset Forfeiture Law

Debate Heated On Ending Police Keeping Seized Property With No Conviction

DTE Electricity: Out With Old Coal, In With New Gas

Detroit Would Mandate Video Surveillance, Make Businesses Pay

Stakes High In Special Education Disputes, With Legal Costs To Match

Detroit Fails To Collect 20 Percent of Property Taxes Owed

Bad Forensic Evidence Sends Innocents To Prison

Half-A-Billion Dollars More This Year

Bills Make It Easier For Private Marketing Bureaus To Force Dues on Businesses

Property Owner: Mackinaw City’s Ban On Airbnb Rentals Violates Our Rights

The Numbers Are In: Detroit Charters Outperform Detroit District Schools

Loan, Incentive, Or Giveaway? City Politicians Vote $5.5 Million For Developer

$600 Million? $700 Million? State Officials Guess On Annual Corporate Giveaways

Agencies Have Until Whenever To Fulfill Open Records Law Requests

Detroit School District Still Needs Teachers

Detroit Schools’ Annual Budget Balanced With Emergency Bailout Money