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Some Perspective: Michigan is Stronger Today

The state is in a more resilient position to weather an economic storm than at any time before

The state is in a more resilient position to weather an economic storm than at any time before

Reporting or Promoting?

Why transparency of business subsidy programs shouldn’t be controlled by administrators

Why transparency of business subsidy programs shouldn’t be controlled by administrators

MDE Memo Sends Wrong Message

Families need more flexibility

Families need more flexibility

Emergency Powers Under Michigan Law

A quick overview of how these rarely used laws work

A quick overview of how these rarely used laws work

How To Think About Government Emergency Powers

Officials have the authority and the public’s support – for now

Officials have the authority and the public’s support – for now

Strengthen State Spending Limits

Government assistance allows more government spending under state limits

Government assistance allows more government spending under state limits

Michigan Wins by Attracting Everyone

College graduates and young people aren’t special

College graduates and young people aren’t special

Use Better Assumptions to Pay for Pensions

Lawmakers should pay close attention to state pension systems

Lawmakers should pay close attention to state pension systems

How Tax Policy Gets Poked Full of Holes

States should lower rates across the board instead of giving targeted exceptions

States should lower rates across the board instead of giving targeted exceptions

Doubling Down on Government Preschool

New Whitmer pre-K proposal would further restrict family options

New Whitmer pre-K proposal would further restrict family options

Taking Michigan’s Literacy Challenge Seriously

Tackling teacher prep, social promotion key to helping kids learn

Tackling teacher prep, social promotion key to helping kids learn

Michigan Can Spend its Fuel Taxes on Roads

Reprioritizing revenue to roads is better than taking on bonds

Reprioritizing revenue to roads is better than taking on bonds

Teacher Contract Analysis

Nearly every aspect of a teacher's job falls under the rules of a union contract. The following are analyses of the current collective bargaining agreements for teachers and a few other employee groups in select Michigan school districts.

Ed Trust-Midwest Report Misses the Mark

Huge price tag obscured by exaggerated calls for equitable funding

Huge price tag obscured by exaggerated calls for equitable funding

Rational Environmentalism in 2020

Find a balance between human welfare and environmental concerns

Find a balance between human welfare and environmental concerns