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Targeted Tax Preferences are Unfair

Entrepreneurs drive employment and prosperity

Entrepreneurs drive employment and prosperity

Michigan Should Invest in Student Mobility Scholarships

Not all families can afford adequate transportation to access better schools

Not all families can afford adequate transportation to access better schools

The Supreme Court Could Free Thousands of School Kids

Espinoza v. Montana Dept. of Revenue could overturn Blaine amendments

Espinoza v. Montana Dept. of Revenue could overturn Blaine amendments

The Bipartisan State Budget

Budgets generate a lot of conflict, but not a lot of partisan spending

Budgets generate a lot of conflict, but not a lot of partisan spending

What Happens Now to Roads in Michigan

There are five potential paths lawmakers can take

There are five potential paths lawmakers can take

Keep Pure Michigan Spending at $0

The program is ineffective and a waste of taxpayer dollars

The program is ineffective and a waste of taxpayer dollars

A Global Climate Strike Isn't Enough

Personal responsibility will do more for the climate than striking

Personal responsibility will do more for the climate than striking

The National Vaping Ban is a Bad Idea

Mackinac Center signs onto coalition letter against national ban on flavored vaping

Mackinac Center signs onto coalition letter against national ban on flavored vaping

Retaining Students Who Lag in Literacy Pays Off

It's better to identify and address literacy problems early on

It's better to identify and address literacy problems early on

School Aid Budget Proposals Not That Far Off

Legislature approves 99% of what Whitmer seeks without a tax hike

Legislature approves 99% of what Whitmer seeks without a tax hike

There is Waste in Michigan’s Budget

Not all of it can be cut immediately, but some can redirected to roads now

Not all of it can be cut immediately, but some can redirected to roads now

New High School Rankings Need More Context

Selective admission campuses top U.S. News’ list in Michigan

Selective admission campuses top U.S. News’ list in Michigan

Dues Skimming Meets Its Demise

Federal rule ends a union's ability to involuntarily take money from home health care givers

Federal rule ends a union's ability to involuntarily take money from home health care givers

Hike Taxes — Or Just Wait A Half Year

Budget growth can mean more money for roads without tax hikes

Budget growth can mean more money for roads without tax hikes

Critique of CAP Report Card Fires Blanks

Report card still valuable despite list of complaints from MSU professor

Report card still valuable despite list of complaints from MSU professor

Happy Tax Freedom Day, Michigan!

It took Michiganders 105 days to earn enough income to pay all their taxes

It took Michiganders 105 days to earn enough income to pay all their taxes this year.

Charter School Critique Misses the Mark

Different approach needed to enhance student diversity

Different approach needed to enhance student diversity

Say No to Business Subsidies

Michigan should sign onto an interstate compact to eliminate corporate welfare

Michigan should sign onto an interstate compact to eliminate corporate welfare

Sunny With a Chance of Apocalypse

Consumers Energy should produce affordable, reliable energy

Consumers Energy should produce affordable, reliable energy

Call to Roll Back Third-Grade Reading Law Misguided

State should follow through and replicate successful reforms to boost reading

State should follow through and replicate successful reforms to boost reading

Another Day, Another Union Scandal

Flower fund scandal now under federal investigation

Flower fund scandal now under federal investigation

The Increasing Importance of Natural Gas

It's a critical element of Michigan's energy future

Natural gas is a critical element of Michigan's energy future

Michigan Grew Most When Business Subsidies Were Illegal

Unfortunately this 'Cooley Doctrine' has been suppressed

Michigan's economy grew the most when corporate handouts were unconstitutional

New Legislature Takes Another Swing at Criminal Justice Reform

Lawmakers recognize more work needs to be done

Lawmakers recognize more work needs to be done on criminal justice reforms

Proposed Cyberschool Cut Doesn't Add Up

Equal funding should follow students to their choice school

Equal funding should follow students to their choice school

Fuel Tax Funds Will Be Diverted

Not all revenue raised by the new tax will be prioritized to roads

Not all revenue raised by the new tax will be prioritized to roads

More Money for Preschool Not the Answer

Proposal to boost great start funding doesn't add up

Proposal to boost great start funding doesn't add up

Get Rid of the Teacher Licensing Exam

Let individual districts and principals decide whether certification is necessary

Let individual districts and principals decide whether certification is necessary

Eau Claire High School Makes Steady Climb

Purposeful action guides improvement from D to A grade

Purposeful Action Guides Improvement from D to A Grade

Business Subsidies Are Bad All Over

Hype determines policies more than effectiveness

Hype determines policies more than effectiveness

Saving Money for Michigan Workers

Workers should be able to keep their money

Workers should be able to keep their money

State of the System

Criminal justice reforms should be made a priority

Criminal justice reforms should be made a priority

The Free-Market Case for a Clean Slate

Clean-slate laws help people reintegrate into the workforce

Clean-slate laws help people reintegrate into the workforce

Get Used to It

The wonderful world of energy rationing

The wonderful world of energy rationing

Justice in a Free Society

Why criminal justice reform matters to liberty lovers

Why criminal justice reform matters to liberty lovers

MSU Report Distorts School Funding Picture

Education revenues on track, Michigan near middle of pack

Education revenues on track, Michigan near middle of pack

Taxing the Poor to Pay for Your Electric Car

Push for EV charging infrastructure is a wealth transfer from ratepayers to wealthy EV owners

Push for EV charging infrastructure is a wealth transfer from ratepayers to wealthy EV owners