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CDC School Mask Guidelines Roil Parents

State leaders should give more support for educational choices

State leaders should give more support for educational choices

U-M and the Mackinac Center Public Records Lawsuit Dismissed

The university was sued on behalf of ACTA

The Mackinac Center sued the university on behalf of ACTA

Planning for Life Workshop

Frankenmuth, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2021 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Repealing Emergency Powers Law Safeguards the Public

The 1945 law concentrated too much state power in the hands of Michigan's governors

The 1945 law concentrated too much state power in the hands of Michigan's governors

Planning for Life Workshop

Petoskey, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2021 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

While Michigan’s Electricity Rates Increase, Reliability Suffers

Consumers Energy has increased its electricity rates for certain times of the day, touting it as a market-based response to climate change. In reality, this is the utility’s way of coping with the inherently unreliable nature of the green energy sources it favors.

Why the State Should Stop Subsidizing Select Businesses

When lawmakers hand out taxpayer money to specific companies, it may look like they’re doing something good for the economy. The reality is far different.

Concerned About a Michigan Teacher Shortage? Make it Easier to Become a Teacher

Reforming the state’s rules on teacher certification will help schools find the teachers they need.

Lawyers Deserve First Amendment Protections

Mackinac Center files brief in U.S. Supreme Court case Crowe v. Oregon State Bar

Mackinac Center files brief in U.S. Supreme Court case Crowe v. Oregon State Bar

Concerned About a Michigan Teacher 'Shortage?' Make It Easier To Be A Teacher

Lawmakers considering reducing barriers to hire qualified teachers from other states

Proposed legislation in Lansing would make it easier for out-of-state teachers to find work in Michigan

Clearing Up the Record on Michigan Charter Schools

A Response to Misguided Claims in The New Yorker

The New Yorker gets it wrong on Michigan charter schools

Open Records Lawsuit Reveals State Undercounting of COVID Deaths in Eldercare Facilities

The Michigan state health department did not disclose important information about COVID deaths until compelled to do so by a lawsuit. We the people deserve better.

Whitmer Persists With Line 5 Closure As East Coast Experiences Fuel Shortages

The economy and environment of Michigan would benefit if Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stops opposing a plan to move the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline to a cement-lined tunnel far below the Great Lakes.

Governor’s Pandemic Response Was Rarely Backed by Science

While Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has said her COVID-19 policies are based on science, many decisions were made on the fly, with some influenced by anecdotes and public pressure

Mackinac Center Stands Behind Interstate Compact

New legislation to eliminate corporate welfare would be beneficial

New legislation to eliminate corporate welfare would be beneficial