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Planning for Life Workshop

Frankenmuth, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2020 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Planning for Life Workshop

Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2020 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

An Evening with the Mackinac Center

Join us for an evening of fellowship among friends of liberty.

Helping Families Access Choice Schools with Student Mobility Scholarships

Join the Mackinac Center to learn how Student Mobility Scholarships could give low-income families more power to craft innovative school transportation solutions, including public transit passes or ridesharing services.

Overregulated: The Full Cost of Licensing Laws in Michigan

This event will look at the loss of jobs, businesses and state revenue from occupational licensing regulations.

Tax Cuts, Regulatory Freedom and More – in Washington and the 50 States

A Conversation With Grover Norquist

The Mackinac Center is pleased to host a Q&A with Grover Norquist to discuss these issues and more. The conversation will cover tax, regulatory and political changes at the state and federal level and what big issues are on the horizon.

Planning for Life Workshop – Charlevoix, MI

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2019 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Friends of Freedom

Featuring Michigan Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter

Friedman Legacy Day

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy and Northwood University Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise cordially invite you to join us in celebrating Milton Friedman Legacy Day 2015.

Money in Politics: How Much Should Be Disclosed?

The Mackinac Center’s Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Debate

The Mackinac Center’s Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Debate will address the question of whether individuals who donate to nonprofit organizations or political issues should be able to maintain their privacy.

Is Big Business a Danger to Economic Liberty?

Please join the Mackinac Center for Public Policy for a Club Mackinac event in Grand Rapids, as we welcome Timothy P. Carney, senior political columnist at the Washington Examiner, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the author of two books: The Big Ripoff, and Obamanomics. 

National School Choice Week at the Capitol

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy and partner organizations cordially invite you to join us in celebrating National School Choice Week with an event from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2015, at the Capitol.

Are There Better Options for Underperforming Schools?

A panel of leaders with relevant experiences overseeing schools in troubled urban communities will share their experiences and ideas at this event.

Putting a Price on Life: The Coming Fight Over Government Rationing of Medical Care

Dr. William S. Smith will discuss quality-life measurements, compare the difference between the government and private insurance when determining treatment and talk about the push for rationing of medical care by federal and state governments.

The Price of Auto Insurance

A Barrier to Economic Mobility

How does Michigan insurance compare to that of other states? Why is insurance most expensive in Detroit? What fiscal impact does this have on the average household and also on the low-income household? Answers to these questions and more were recently addressed in a report published by Poverty Solutions, a research initiative at the University of Michigan, and these findings will be presented at this event.

Local Control or Too Much Control? Balancing the Rights of Citizens and State and Local Governments

What’s the right balance between local, state and federal control? What about the rights of citizens — should these vary widely based on where one chooses to live? This panel will feature a lawmaker, policy expert and local government advocate to talk about what is happening in Michigan and across the nation on these issues.