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Introduction

Extra COVID Revenue for Schools Averages $4,600 Per Student

But large disparities among districts; some get less than $1,000, others more than $10,000

But large disparities between districts; some get less than $1,000, others more than $10,000

M-STEP and Benchmark Tests Both Have Value

Keep parents & public informed, preserve future accountability

Keep parents & public informed, preserve future accountability

The Captured Economy: How Government Rules Slow Economic Mobility

Mackinac Center Policy Forum – Virtual Event

Socialists on the left and populists on the right increasingly blame the free market for a host of issues: poverty, middle-class stagnation, income inequality and more. Further regulating the market is often the proposed solution, but sometimes its government rules themselves that stifle innovation and block people from moving up the economic ladder.

Mackinac Center Sues Highland Park for Policy Personnel and Salary Records

On March 29, the Mackinac Center filed a public records request to the city of Highland Park for the salary and personnel records for Lieutenant James McMahon.

Michigan Should Consider A ‘Regulatory Sandbox’

An individual or a company with an idea could get permission from the regulatory agency to begin operating without having to wait for it to write new rules.

When Will Gov. Whitmer Relinquish Unilateral Control of Michigan Society?

The virus is no longer a general public threat when people can protect themselves from its transmission; at that point, it becomes an issue of personal responsibility.

Young Workers Harmed the Most by Minimum Wage Increases

The “Fight for $15” effort is unwittingly working to keep the youngest and least educated out of the workforce.

Indiana Considers Worker Freedom

Mackinac’s Workers for Opportunity Initiative continues to pave the way for pro-worker reforms

Mackinac’s Workers for Opportunity Initiative continues to pave the way for pro-worker reforms

Putting Patients First

Legislation increasing access to health providers, promoting price transparency, is on the move

Legislation increasing access to health providers, promoting price transparency, is on the move

Mackinac Center Sues University of Michigan Over Salary FOIA

On Jan. 12, 2021, the Mackinac Center filed a FOIA request for the names of all employees of the University of Michigan's Office of Institutional Equity in 2019 and 2020. On Feb. 2, the university released the names and base salary of the employees but failed to provide the bonus and overtime pay requested.

Get Creative with Federal Education Dollars

Small share of massive sum can support families directly

Small share of massive sum can support families directly

Mackinac Center Sues City of Flint for Public Salaries

In early January, the Mackinac Center made a routine FOIA request to the City of Flint asking for the gross salaries of the city's public employees. As of mid-March, the Center has not received any correspondence or records from the city.