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Holly Wetzel

Communications Coordinator

Holly Wetzel is currently the communications coordinator at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. She interned at the Mackinac Center in 2017 before joining the staff full-time in 2018 as the communications and marketing associate.

Wetzel has a B.A. in public relations with a minor in history from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Her former work experience includes an internship with the Everglades Trust and consulting on marketing with Jupiter Christian School.

She grew up in Clarkston, Mich. and now lives in Midland. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing the oboe and traveling.

Michigan Needs Bail Reform

New report outlines how to improve bail process to benefit defendants and the public … more

New Study Explains ‘Voters Not Politicians’ Ballot Proposal in Plain English

Proposal 2 could completely overhaul the redistricting process in Michigan … more

The Facts on Michigan’s Roads – and How To Improve Them

New study assesses quality, analyzes funding system and recommends improvements for Michigan roads … more

Mackinac Center Applauds Gov. Snyder’s ‘Outside the Box’ Reforms

Reforms expand economic opportunities for Michigan citizens seeking a second chance … more

Michigan Parents and Voters Strongly Support School Choice

Charter school parents extremely satisfied and voters favor expanding school choice options … more

Poll: Mich. Voters Back Tax Benefits for School Choice

Strong majority endorse use of 529 plans to help fund K-12 tuition … more

Public Safety Workers in Michigan Now Enjoy Right-to-Work

Janus v. AFSCME decision gives right-to-work to police and firefighters in Michigan … more

National Publications Cite Mackinac Center in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

Staff members quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post and more … more

Mackinac Center and Virginia Tech Professor Dr. Marc Edwards Sue Wayne State Over Flint Water Documents

The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation files case to help bring about further government transparency … more

Lawmakers Repeal Prevailing Wage and Pass Work Requirements for Able-Bodied Medicaid Population

Repeal of union wage mandates and application of Medicaid work requirements will benefit taxpayers and Michigan’s economy … more