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House Committee Approves Living Wage Preemption

For Immediate Release

Mackinac Center analyst testifies that prohibition of local wage laws is “appropriate” measure

Forthcoming study will recommend more than $1 billion in total savings

Granholm, Legislature Could Save $34 Million in Agriculture Budget, Sell Land for $59 Million

Mackinac Center report identifies $34 million in state agriculture department savings; $59 million in one-time revenue.

"Six Habits" Recommended to Improve Public School District Finances

For Immediate Release

New study will help schools marshall scarce resources for better education. Register for Wednesday forum.

Granholm Should Move MEAP Test Administration Back to Education Department

For Immediate Release

MIDLAND—Governor-elect Jennifer Granholm should move the administration of the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) test back to the education department, says Kirk A. Johnson, Ph.D., director of education policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Michigan’s Public Charter Schools See MEAP Scores Rise Faster than Regular Public Schools

For Immediate Release

Charter school students scored lower, but are improving faster, than those in regular public schools.

Michigan Voters Support Labor Reforms

For Immediate Release, August 28, 2002

Poll shows majorities favor new union disclosure rules, paycheck protection law

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling Interview on WKAR

Staff Economist Michael LaFaive is interviewed on cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Candidates Use Award-Winning Legislative Web Site for Opposition Research

Michigan legislative candidates are using the Mackinac Center's to investigate the voting records of their opponents, or just to better follow and understand complex legislation.

Historic Supreme Court Voucher Decision Imminent

EPIC/MRA Poll: 67% Want School Choice, Not Necessarily Vouchers

Support for school choice in Michigan remains strong, with a decided preference for tax credits as the way to achieve it.

New Data Bolster Finding of Right-to-Work Report

For Immediate Release

Economists calculate half-century cost of union policies at $50 trillion.