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How ‘Good Character’ Provisions Create Bad Outcomes

Barriers to employment can prevent some prisoners from reintegrating successfully

Barriers to employment can prevent some prisoners from reintegrating successfully

Wasting No Time on Criminal Justice Reform

Senate introduces some important proposals on day one of 2017 session

Senate introduces some important proposals on day one of 2017 session

State’s School Rankings Only Tell Part of Story

By failing to account for poverty, Michigan unfairly puts some schools at bottom

By failing to account for poverty, Michigan unfairly puts some schools at bottom

The Hypocrisy of 'Public' Education Rhetoric

What’s being protected here: The Constitution or union dues?

What’s being protected here: The Constitution or union dues?

School Retirement System Continues to Harm Members

Michigan's failed pension system is hurting school employees and taxpayers alike

Kentucky Becomes Nation’s 27th Right-to-Work State

Bluegrass State first of several likely to pass such legislation in 2017

Bluegrass State first of several likely to pass such legislation in 2017

A Salute to Thomas Sowell

The great economist is retiring

The great economist is retiring

Tourism Promotion Study Criticism Absurd, Ironic

MEDC criticism falls flat; still hiding behind secretive study

Court Rules in Favor of Mackinac Center Clients

Ruling says union and district violated right-to-work law

Ruling says union and district violated right-to-work law

2016 Was Good For Michigan

Economy is growing and shows no signs of stopping

Economy is growing and shows no signs of stopping

Legislature Reins In Judges’ Power to Deny Parole

A prisoner’s chances at parole can no longer be rejected by a random judge

A prisoner’s chances at parole can no longer be rejected by a random judge

Time To Fix MPSERS Pension Problem

Unfunded liabilities will grow so long as lawmakers let them

Unfunded liabilities will grow so long as lawmakers let them

Michigan Legislature Set to End Union Schemes

Special ‘release time’ and pension spiking arrangements unfair to taxpayers

Special ‘release time’ and pension spiking arrangements unfair to taxpayers

Why School Choice is So Valuable

Detroit Schools doesn’t expect academic progress for a decade

Detroit Schools doesn’t expect academic progress for a decade

Don’t Impose Granholm-era Mandates on Michigan Energy

With new federal regulations likely, legislators should wait on energy reform

With new federal regulations likely, legislators should wait on energy reform

Pension Officials Mislead Lawmakers

Bureaucrats attempt to scuttle pension reform with inaccurate and irrelevant information

Testimony from state bureaucrats against pension reform bill is unfounded and inaccurate

School Choice on the National Stage

How Can New Education Secretary Best Advance Opportunities?

How Can New Education Secretary Best Advance Opportunities?

Un-Making a Murderer

Preventing crimes provides huge cost savings

Preventing crimes provides huge cost savings

Back to the Drawing Board on Energy Policy

The election could mean a different future for electricity

The election results results could mean a different future for electricity

Voters Reject Detroit-Area Transit Boondoggle

Flawed 20-year RTA plan falls at ballot box

Worker Freedom Won Tuesday

Election results favor labor reform movement

An Opportunity to Improve School Funding Equity?

Pushback against federal regulation should not preclude local reform

Pushback against federal regulation should not preclude local reform

State Health Policy Toolkit

10 reforms state lawmakers can implement now

10 reforms state lawmakers can implement now

What is 'Electricity Choice'?

11,000 customers are waiting for it

11,000 customers are waiting for it

The Lose-Lose Situation in Pension Funding

Pension underfunding, not defined contributions, is the problem

Pension underfunding, not defined contributions, is the problem

State Policies Created School Pension Pain

The only real solution is to close public pensions to new employees

The only real solution is to close public pensions to new employees

Union Survey: Michigan Teachers Want Pension Reform

Only 12.2 percent of MEA members feel they will have a comfortable retirement

Only 12.2 percent of MEA members feel they will have a comfortable retirement

Pugsley Correctional Facility to Close

Michigan's prison population on the decline

Michigan's prison population on the decline

An Opening for Michigan Licensing Reform

When the state asks for higher fees, repeal the mandates

When the state asks for higher fees, repeal the mandates

Flashy Projects Generate Taxpayer Losses

A state economy isn't made up of the biggest companies

A state economy isn't made up of the biggest companies

What You Owe for Pensions

Michigan governments hold $3,800 per person in pension debt

Michigan governments hold $3,800 per person in pension debt

Multiplier Analyses Are Prone to Abuse

Common ways to rationalize use of taxpayer dollars

Common ways to rationalize use of taxpayer dollars

Lessons from Muskegon Heights School Overhaul

Detroit can benefit from similar reforms

What DPS officials can learn from similar reforms

Study: Ontario Should Look to Michigan

Canadian think tank recommends following the Michigan tax reform model

State 'Post and Hold' Rules Economically Unsound

Legal action may be necessary

Liquor laws benefit the few and the expense of the many

Criminal Justice in a Free Society

Mackinac Center announces criminal justice initiative

Mackinac Center announces criminal justice initiative