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Give Foxconn Nothing

Lansing politicians should not make tools out of taxpayers

Lansing politicians should not make tools out of taxpayers

Let Local Schools Decide Their Calendars

More districts seeking freedom from Labor Day mandate

More districts seeking freedom from Labor Day mandate

Measuring Success in Alternative Education

Programs serving dropout risks need meaningful metrics, too

Programs serving dropout risks need meaningful metrics too

The Allure of Corporate Welfare

Both parties seem to agree that handing out select subsidies and tax breaks is good politics

Both parties seem to agree that handing out select tax breaks is good politics

A Solution to Local Government Debt

Pension and retiree health care liabilities are in crisis and the time to act is now

Pension and retiree health care liabilities are in crisis and the time to act is now

Why Michigan Pension Reform Matters

Michigan now a national leader on fixing pension problems

Michigan now a national leader on fixing pension problems

How Many People Should be in Prison?

No easy answer, but here’s how to think about the question

No easy answer, but here’s how to think about the question

Corporate Handouts Run Amok

July 14, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

July 14, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

Paris Was a Bad Deal for the US

Greens agreed with Trump on Paris before he pulled out

Greens agreed with Trump on Paris before he pulled out

A Map of Michigan Commute Times

Where do people make the longest drives to work?

Where do people make the longest drives to work?

Return of the Mega Subsidy

Corporate welfare still demonstrably ineffective

Corporate welfare still demonstrably ineffective

Trump’s Crime Policy Comes to Lansing

Rhetoric about US cities’ “serious violent crime problem” is misleading and distracting

Rhetoric about US cities’ “serious violent crime problem” is misleading and distracting

George Orwell and Humpty Dumpty Economic Policy

Michigan must remember warnings to not corrupt the English language to give businesses 'free' money

Michigan must remember warnings to not corrupt the English language to give businesses 'free' money

Business Subsidies Won't Drive Growth

The Detroit News wrong on proposed business subsidy program

Why Government Fails at Economic Development

Politicians and bureaucrats repeatedly fail at picking the winners

Second Chances Start in Midland

Local organization helps ex-offenders reintegrate safely and successfully

Local organization helps ex-offenders reintegrate safely and successfully

Detroit Can Fill Teacher Shortages

Credentials, compensation offer keys to solve problem

Credentials, compensation offer keys to solve problem

Why Michigan Has a Pension Problem

Everyone wants to avoid responsibilities on retiree benefits

Everyone wants to avoid responsibilities on retiree benefits

Unions for Underfunding

Claims of AFSCME aside, an underfunded pension plan benefits from closing it, not keeping it open

Claims of AFSCME aside, an underfunded pension plan benefits from closing it, not keeping it open

A Sad Passing, and Some Budget Votes

May 12, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

May 12, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

Let People Rent Out Their Property

New bills would let homeowners use Airbnb, other services

New bills would let homeowners use Airbnb, other services

Michigan House Considers Constitutional Amendment to Protect Data

Proposed law would provide urgently required protections to individual rights to privacy and property in Michigan

Proposed law would provide urgently required protections to individual rights to privacy and property in Michigan

Legally Innocent, Yet Behind Bars

Michigan’s cash bail system means pre-trial justice may not be so just

Michigan’s cash bail system means pre-trial justice may not be so just

Save Closures for Truly Failing Schools

Context needed for decisions, whether by state or local officials

Context needed for decisions, whether by state or local officials

Proposed Corporate Giveaway Unlikely to Grow Economy

Lawmakers should consider the full costs of corporate welfare before they approve it

Lawmakers should consider the full costs of corporate welfare before they approve it

Regulatory Swamp-Draining Gets Boost In Washington

Trump’s Regulatory Affairs Director appears serious, and she has a record

Trump’s Regulatory Affairs Director appears serious, and she has a record