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Climate Change Happens; Now What?

Efforts to address climate change should not ruin the economy or harm the environment.

New Report Card Shows Which Schools Are Doing the Most for Students

The Mackinac Center’s Context and Performance Report Card rewards school leaders whose students perform better than expected on state tests.

Limiting Local Government Revenue in a Democracy

Citizens have the power to decide how much their local governments collect in taxes.

How to Analyze Occupational Licensing Laws

A Model Review Process

This report makes the case for regularly reviewing occupational licensing laws. These laws can create needless barriers to jobs and raise prices for consumers. To determine which licenses are helpful and which ones are not, it explains how to analyze occupational licensing laws and provides four examples of reviewed licenses.

Mackinac Center Signs on to two U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Briefs

The Center is currently litigating a similar case in Michigan challenging state bar memberships

The Center is currently litigating a similar case in Michigan challenging state bar memberships

Strengthen State Spending Limits

Government assistance allows more government spending under state limits

Government assistance allows more government spending under state limits

Michigan Wins by Attracting Everyone

College graduates and young people aren’t special

College graduates and young people aren’t special

Use Better Assumptions to Pay for Pensions

Lawmakers should pay close attention to state pension systems

Lawmakers should pay close attention to state pension systems

How Tax Policy Gets Poked Full of Holes

States should lower rates across the board instead of giving targeted exceptions

States should lower rates across the board instead of giving targeted exceptions

Doubling Down on Government Preschool

New Whitmer pre-K proposal would further restrict family options

New Whitmer pre-K proposal would further restrict family options

New Report Card Ranks Michigan’s Elementary and Middle Schools

Latest CAP report card rates schools after factoring in poverty’s impact on test scores

Latest CAP report card rates schools after factoring in poverty’s impact on test scores

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Mackinac Center Events

Taking Michigan’s Literacy Challenge Seriously

Tackling teacher prep, social promotion key to helping kids learn

Tackling teacher prep, social promotion key to helping kids learn

The Working Class Is Not Worse Off Today Than During the Recession

A report from the United Way gives an unusual and unhelpful way to estimate the extent of poverty in Michigan.

Corporate Welfare Reform Legislation Introduced

Proposed laws now in the Michigan Legislature could reform the way Michigan subsidizes a few businesses in the name of creating jobs.