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Balancing Michigan’s Fishing Interests – Part 2

Changing economics and species composition behind the push for legislative changes

Changing economics and species composition behind the push for legislative changes

Tax Breaks, Vaccine Objectors and More

MichiganVotes Roll Call Report describes newly introduced bills

MichiganVotes Roll Call Report describes newly introduced bills

Time to Fund Cyber School Students Fairly — Again

Whitmer’s repeated attempt egregious in light of COVID demands

Whitmer’s repeated attempt egregious in light of COVID demands

A Timeline of Inconsistency

Data don’t justify the governor’s continued restrictions on gatherings

Data don’t justify the governor’s continued restrictions on gatherings

The “American Ideal” of National Popular Vote?

Electoral College guarantees the representation of states in presidential elections

Electoral College guarantees the representation of states in presidential elections

What Does a Think Tank Do? A Chat

Mackinac Center's Mike Reitz appears on ‘Great Talks With…’ podcast

Mackinac Center's Mike Reitz appears on ‘Great Talks With…’ podcast

All That is Not Permitted is Prohibited

Gov. Whitmer’s strict approach makes well-meaning Michiganders into criminals

Gov. Whitmer’s strict approach makes well-meaning Michiganders into criminals

Powers of Deduction

Allow full expensing for business equipment to encourage job growth

Allow Full Expensing for Business Equipment to Encourage Job Growth

Take Federal Education Funds into Account

Ed Trust-Midwest analysis overlooks surging pots of money

Ed Trust-Midwest analysis overlooks surging pots of money

Pandemic Response Boosts Michigan Budget

Large increases in state spending due to federal transfers

Large increases in state spending due to federal transfers

Recently Introduced Bills

MichiganVotes January 15 Roll Call Report

MichiganVotes January 15 Roll Call Report

Will Restaurants Reopen Feb. 1?

Mixed messages and more confusion from the governor

Mixed messages and more confusion from the governor

A Call to Cut the Income Tax

Let taxpayers keep more of what they earn

Let taxpayers keep more of what they earn

Reopen Classrooms or Send Money to Families

State needs to rethink education funding priorities

State needs to rethink education funding priorities

Time to End Qualified Immunity

Qualified immunity prevents citizens from holding many other government officials accountable

Qualified immunity prevents citizens from holding many other government officials accountable

How Michigan Should Be More Transparent About Jobs Deals

The public should know who is going to get state assistance before the deal is approved

The public should know who is going to get state assistance before the deal is approved

A Mandate for Legislative Action

Inaction condones more administrative decrees

Inaction condones more administrative decrees

Michigan at Significant Risk of a 2021 Tax Hike

DC firm lays out factors that drive tax hikes around the country

DC Firm Lays Out Factors That Drive Tax Hikes Around the Country

About Legal Action Against Gov. Whitmer

A statement from the Mackinac Center

A statement from the Mackinac Center on current litigation considerations against Gov. Whitmer

Less Road Funding from the Road-Fixing Governor

State spending up, but not for roads

Despite running on fixing the roads, state spending on roads is down under Gov. Whitmer

Report: Give Local Governments More Money, But Don’t Ask Taxpayers

That’s the gist of a new study on local government finance in Michigan

New study misleads on fiscal issues facing local governments in Michigan; simply calls for higher taxes

Michigan Lawmakers Make Progress on Pension Debts

But taxpayers still owe more than $50 billion to state-run pension systems

Progress being made, but taxpayers still owe more than $50 billion to state-run pension systems

Flying By The Seat of Our Pants

COVID response suggest there’s no point to planning for pandemics

COVID response suggest there’s no point to planning for pandemics

Regulations and Economic Growth

Lawmakers should focus on regulatory reforms

Lawmakers should focus on regulatory reforms

Unanimous Epidemic Response Bills

October 23 Michigan Votes Roll Call Report

October 23 Michigan Votes Roll Call Report

State Budget Recovers From Pandemic

Weak case for additional federal coronavirus relief

Weak case for additional federal coronavirus relief

Did Gov. Whitmer Violate the Law?

Governor's statements are misleading the public

Governor's statements are misleading the public

35 Years of Excuses for Bad Policy

Lawmakers should agree to stop offering corporate welfare

Lawmakers should agree to stop offering corporate welfare