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Past Events

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

In the wake of Michigan's soaring home prices and rental rates, the pivotal yet often overlooked issue of zoning reform takes center stage. Join our panel as we explore how Michigan lawmakers can navigate zoning changes to harmonize local concerns, property rights, and housing affordability.

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Join us for a (polite) discussion about the need for thoughtful discourse in public policy.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Join us for an insightful panel discussion as we delve into the pressing issues surrounding healthcare in Michigan.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Join us as we delve into the proliferation of occupational licensing laws and discuss what Michigan lawmakers should consider to strike a balance between job regulation and fostering a robust economy.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Join us as we discover how empowering our children to play independently and develop essential life skills is not just a nostalgic yearning for the past, but a strategic investment in a brighter, more resilient future.

Thursday, August 17, 2023

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2023 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Join us for an engaging lunchtime discussion with labor experts Steve Delie and Shane Hernandez, as we delve into the dramatic changes brought by Michigan’s new governing majority.

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Michigan legislators approved almost $3 billion in new corporate welfare spending during just the first quarter of 2023. What exactly are we getting for our money and what has been the track record of previous corporate subsidies? And importantly, how might these influence Michigan’s long-term trend of population loss?

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Before the Legislature leaves on its summer recess, it will have approved the state of Michigan’s budgets for the 2023-24 fiscal year. Please join the Mackinac Center on Thursday, July 20 for a deep dive into the spending priorities of Gov. Whitmer and your state legislators, and some strategies from around the country to ensure better use of your tax dollars by state governments.

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2023 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.