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Mackinac Center Applauds Expungement Reforms

Recently introduced legislation would help reduce recidivism and boost the economy

Recently introduced legislation would help reduce recidivism and boost the economy

Alaska Protects Public Workers’ First Amendment Rights

Mackinac Center applauds implementation of Janus decision, Michigan should follow suit

Mackinac Center applauds implementation of Janus decision, Michigan should follow suit

Largest Local Governments in Michigan Carry $5.5B in Pension Debt

New Mackinac Center update looks at pension liabilities of the 100 largest municipalities

New Mackinac Center update looks at pension liabilities of the 100 largest municipalities

Mackinac Center Applauds Federal Change Ending Dues Skimming

Unions can no longer skim an estimated $200 million in dues from home health care workers

Unions can no longer skim an estimated $200 million in dues from home health care workers

Database Details Michigan School Funding Trends

Updated numbers show funding levels rising to all-time high

Updated numbers show funding levels rising to all-time high

How to Put an End to Corporate Welfare

States can join together in compact to stop corporate handouts

States can join together in compact to stop corporate handouts

Unions Lose Again Fighting Against Teacher Rights

Court of Appeals upholds decision removing union's obstacles to resign membership

Court of Appeals upholds decision removing union's obstacles to resign membership

Mackinac Center Launches Workers for Opportunity

Project will work with state partners and stakeholders to expand worker freedom

Project will work with state partners and stakeholders to expand worker freedom

New Report Card Ranks Michigan’s High Schools

Mackinac Center makes school performance easier to understand

Mackinac Center makes school performance easier to understand

Mackinac Center Opens New Lansing Capital Office

New satellite location will make free-market policies more accessible

New satellite location will make free-market policies more accessible

When Corporate Handouts Were Unconstitutional in Michigan

Study reveals the forgotten history of state’s long-standing prohibition against economic development programs

Study reveals the forgotten history of state’s long-standing prohibition against economic development programs

Michigan Needs Bail Reform

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

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

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

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

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

Michigan Parents and Voters Strongly Support School Choice

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

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

Poll: Mich. Voters Back Tax Benefits for School Choice

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

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

Health Policy Consensus Group Calls for Short-Term Health Plan Reform

Organizations across the country urge Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to make short-term plans renewable

Organizations across the country urge Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to make short-term plans renewable

Charter Schools a Valuable Investment for Taxpayers

Charters prove more cost effective and produce larger ROI

Charters prove more cost effective and produce larger ROI

Teacher Sues Union Over Right-to-Work

A Michigan Education Association affiliate is violating state law

A Michigan Education Association affiliate is violating state law

Mackinac Center Files Amicus in Pivotal Right-to-Work Case

Janus v. AFSCME could extend freedom of association to all public workers

Janus v. AFSCME could extend freedom of association to all public workers

Teachers in Taylor Win Final Right-to-Work Battle

Supreme Court rejects appeal and upholds teachers’ rights

Supreme Court rejects appeal and upholds teachers’ rights

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Pivotal Right-to-Work Case

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation on the front lines of Janus v. AFSCME dispute

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation on the front lines of Janus v. AFSCME dispute

How to Fix Michigan’s Broken Auto Insurance System

New report details problems and describes solutions for no-fault

New report details problems and describes solutions for no-fault

Michigan Parents Satisfied with Education Choice

New study looks at the factors driving increased school choice

New study looks at the factors driving increased school choice

Mackinac Center Welcomes James Barrett to Board

Past Michigan Chamber president brings public, private sector expertise to free-market think tank

Past Michigan Chamber president brings public, private sector expertise to free-market think tank

Mackinac Center Praises Lawmakers Trying To Hold Pure Michigan Program Accountable

One Democratic lawmaker tried to defund multi-million dollar program; others calling for investigation into unsubstantiated ROI claims

One Democratic lawmaker tried to defund multi-million dollar program; others calling for investigation into unsubstantiated ROI claims

Mackinac Center Temporarily Removes Some State Employee Salaries from Database After Questioning Accuracy of State Data

Website contains salary info of nearly 300,000 government workers for each of the past three years

Statement on the FY2018 Federal Budget Blueprint

Lots of details to work out, but budget deserves recognition

Lots of details to work out, but budget deserves recognition

Mackinac Center Resumes Fight to Protect Free Speech Rights

Northern Michigan inn owner sues to end unconstitutional marketing tax

Northern Michigan inn owner sues to end unconstitutional marketing tax

High Cigarette Taxes Lead to More Smuggling

Study provides new estimates of smuggling rates for each state

Study provides new estimates of smuggling rates for each state