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“So We Sued Over This”

The ACLU’s Kim Buddin on how litigation changes policy

The ACLU’s Kim Buddin on How Litigation Changes Policy

Metrics for Michigan: Slow Rolling to Normal

Governor’s plan may mean restrictions last far longer than those in other states

Governor’s plan may mean restrictions last far longer than those in other states

Are Lockdowns Effective?: How to Measure the Impact of COVID-19 Policies

Mackinac Center Policy Forum – Virtual Event

Assessing whether unprecedented lockdown policies were worth the costs is complicated, but two economists from Michigan universities will explain how to approach the problem and present their own research findings on the effectiveness of lockdowns.

Is ‘Vacc to Normal’ Back to Normal?

Gov. Whitmer has not indicated whether she’ll give up unilateral control

Gov. Whitmer has not indicated whether she’ll give up unilateral control

There’s a Reason Recycling Has to be Mandated

If there were markets for these products, they’d sell themselves

If there were markets for these products, they’d sell themselves

Indiana Further Protects Worker Freedom

Workers for Opportunity praises effort to secure school employees’ First Amendment rights

Workers for Opportunity praises effort to secure school employees’ First Amendment rights

Conclusion

An Unconstitutional Local Tax Grab

How are local governments trying to tax people who neither live nor work in their limits?

How are local governments trying to tax people who neither live nor work in their limits?

Stop Testing Teenagers

State’s own data shows miniscule spread among teen athletes

State’s own data shows miniscule spread among teen athletes

Line 5 Mediation Process Begins

Governor’s unreasonable stance on pipeline a risk to effective mediation

Governor’s unreasonable stance on pipeline a risk to effective mediation

Texas Energy Crisis a Wake-Up Call for Michigan

Mackinac Center Policy Forum – Virtual Event

The unreliability of renewable energy like wind and solar contributed to the problem that led to the Texas blackouts this past winter. What lessons could Michigan learn to prevent a similar problem here?

Introduction

Earth Day 2021

Our future is bright

Our future is bright

M-STEP and Benchmark Tests Both Have Value

Keep parents & public informed, preserve future accountability

Keep parents & public informed, preserve future accountability

Endnotes

Extra COVID Revenue for Schools Averages $4,600 Per Student

But large disparities among districts; some get less than $1,000, others more than $10,000

But large disparities between districts; some get less than $1,000, others more than $10,000

The Captured Economy: How Government Rules Slow Economic Mobility

Mackinac Center Policy Forum – Virtual Event

Socialists on the left and populists on the right increasingly blame the free market for a host of issues: poverty, middle-class stagnation, income inequality and more. Further regulating the market is often the proposed solution, but sometimes its government rules themselves that stifle innovation and block people from moving up the economic ladder.

When Will Gov. Whitmer Relinquish Unilateral Control of Michigan Society?

The virus is no longer a general public threat when people can protect themselves from its transmission; at that point, it becomes an issue of personal responsibility.

Michigan Should Consider A ‘Regulatory Sandbox’

An individual or a company with an idea could get permission from the regulatory agency to begin operating without having to wait for it to write new rules.

Young Workers Harmed the Most by Minimum Wage Increases

The “Fight for $15” effort is unwittingly working to keep the youngest and least educated out of the workforce.

Indiana Considers Worker Freedom

Mackinac’s Workers for Opportunity Initiative continues to pave the way for pro-worker reforms

Mackinac’s Workers for Opportunity Initiative continues to pave the way for pro-worker reforms

Mackinac Center Sues Highland Park for Policy Personnel and Salary Records

On March 29, the Mackinac Center filed a public records request to the city of Highland Park for the salary and personnel records for Lieutenant James McMahon.

Putting Patients First

Legislation increasing access to health providers, promoting price transparency, is on the move

Legislation increasing access to health providers, promoting price transparency, is on the move