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Michigan Should Consider A ‘Regulatory Sandbox’

An individual or a company with an idea could get permission from the regulatory agency to begin operating without having to wait for it to write new rules.

When Will Gov. Whitmer Relinquish Unilateral Control of Michigan Society?

The virus is no longer a general public threat when people can protect themselves from its transmission; at that point, it becomes an issue of personal responsibility.

Young Workers Harmed the Most by Minimum Wage Increases

The “Fight for $15” effort is unwittingly working to keep the youngest and least educated out of the workforce.

Lawmakers Want to Be More Careful With Pension Funds

The Michigan Legislature is considering several new laws that would secure pensions for public employees and save taxpayers money.

Michigan Should Use the Powers of (Tax) Deduction for Business Equipment

Lawmakers should change the state corporate income tax code to let businesses deduct the cost of equipment purchases in the year they make them, rather than require them to stretch out those deductions over time.

Cyber School Students Should Get Equal Funding

Legislators should reject Gov. Whitmer’s proposal to cut per-pupil funding for cyber schools while increasing funding for conventional schools.

Beat COVID-19 by Making Temporary Pandemic Responses Permanent

Patients would benefit if the state brought back temporary measures Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made to suspend some unnecessary and costly regulations in health care.

All That is Not Permitted is Prohibited

Under the governor’s approach to the pandemic, all that is not explicitly permitted is prohibited under penalty of law.

Don’t Double Down on Misguided School Funding Strategy

The financial relief pushed to schools during the pandemic has created gaps between different schooling options in ways that discount actual student needs.

Michigan Lawmakers Should Continue to Minimize Corporate Handouts

In 2020, Michigan lawmakers resisted the temptation to spend taxpayer money on corporate handouts. They should hold firm in 2021