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Michigan Man Cleared of Wrongdoing, Still Fighting Civil Forfeiture Years Later

Under civil forfeiture, law enforcement can seize property — or freeze private bank accounts — when they have reason to believe the property is tied to wrongdoings.

School Choice Breaks Down Racial Barriers

Some districts’ residency requirements reinforce segregation

Some districts’ residency requirements reinforce segregation

Wyoming Lights Up a Tax Hike

Op-ed published in Casper Star Tribune

Op-ed published in Casper Star Tribune

Assessing Michigan’s Alleged Teacher Shortage

Over 100,000 qualified teachers are not employed by a public school

Over 100,000 qualified teachers are not employed by a public school

How Right-to-Work and the End of the 'Dues Skim' Killed the SEIU in Michigan

Membership, revenue and political spending plummet

Membership, revenue and political spending plummet for SEIU Healthcare-Michigan

MEA Attack on Online Charters Misses Mark

Policy based on bad data, double standards would hurt families

Policy based on bad data, double standards would hurt families

The Business Climate Matters More Than Amazon

Number of jobs created apart from Amazon dwarfs that offered by retailer’s new project

Number of jobs created apart from Amazon dwarfs that offered by retailer’s new project

Let Them Fill Growlers

Mackinac Center testimony on beer freedom

Mackinac Center testimony on beer freedom

Why There’s a Revolving Prison Door

New research suggests that strict parole rules contribute to inflated prison populations

New research suggests that strict parole rules contribute to inflated prison populations

Change Careers to Teaching? Take the SAT

New bureaucratic rule constricts educator pipeline

New bureaucratic rule constricts educator pipeline

Michigan May Streamline Internet Services

Testimony: House and Senate bills gets government out of the way

Testimony: House and Senate bills gets government out of the way

When Firefighters Aren’t Allowed to Fight Fires

Licensing rules prevent ex-convicts from contributing productively to society

Licensing rules prevent ex-convicts from contributing productively to society

Why We Might Not Want to Require Rescue

Proposal to reverse no-duty-to-rescue law needs a deeper examination

Proposal to reverse no-duty-to-rescue law needs a deeper examination

Tipping the Scales on Solar

Mackinac Center signs open letter on trade restrictions

Mackinac Center signs open letter on trade restrictions

DeVos: Fight for Students, Not Over Them

Secretary of Education makes powerful case for parental choice

Secretary of Education makes powerful case for parental choice

Education Officials Avoid Obvious Solutions

Reforms needed before taking teacher shortage claims seriously

Reforms needed before taking teacher shortage claims seriously

Michigan Closer to More Available Dental Care

Mackinac Center recommendation passes Senate

Mackinac Center recommendation passes Senate

Don’t Push the School Funding Panic Button

Districts can adapt to federal enrollment projections

Districts can adapt to federal enrollment projections

Auto Insurance Reforms Worth Supporting

Bill isn’t perfect, but it’s a significant move in the right direction

Bill isn’t perfect, but it’s a significant move in the right direction

How to Strike a Balance on Short-Term Rentals

Cities should enforce existing regulations, not ban rentals all together

Cities should enforce existing regulations, not ban rentals all together

Happy Anniversary Tax Hikers

Ten years have passed since we took your bait

Ten years have passed since we took your bait

Short-Term Rentals Are Good for Michigan

State should stop municipalities from cracking down on homesharing

State should stop municipalities from cracking down on homesharing

It’s Time to Allow Direct Vehicle Sales

You can’t buy a Tesla or a Fido in Michigan

You can’t buy a Tesla or a Fido in Michigan

How Juvenile Justice Works in Michigan

A brief overview of legal proceedings involving youth

A brief overview of legal proceedings involving youth

Arbitrary Licensing Requirements Should be Scrapped

Unemployment is a leading indicator for recidivism

Unemployment is a leading indicator for recidivism

West Virginia Supreme Court Upholds RTW Law

Mackinac Center scholars support the ruling

Mackinac Center scholars support the ruling

‘Raise the Age’ Proposals Pending in Lansing

New legislation would stop automatically treating 17-year-olds as adults

New legislation would stop automatically treating 17-year-olds as adults

Most Michigan Parents Satisfied with School Choice

Superintendent Whiston backtracks from 'backwards' claim

Superintendent Whiston backtracks from “backwards” claim

Proposed Law Would Allow MDOC to Hire Felons

Bill opens another avenue to former offenders seeking employment

Bill opens another avenue to former offenders seeking employment

Flatten the Tax Code

Select tax breaks aren’t the answer to our tax problems

Select tax breaks aren’t the answer to our tax problems

A “Not Welcome” Sign for Special-Needs Students

Nonresidents denied local special education dollars in 21 ISDs

Nonresidents denied local special education dollars in 21 ISDs