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An Evening with the Mackinac Center

SAVE the DATE

Join us for an evening of fellowship among friends of liberty.

Planning for Life Workshop

Grand Haven, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2021 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Emergency Powers and Pandemic Mismanagement

Mackinac Center Policy Forum - Portage

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took unprecedented actions in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state banned certain businesses from operating and even required the entire population of Michigan to stay in their homes under penalty of law. The constitutionality of these actions was questionable, and some were struck down by the Michigan Supreme Court. Now that the pandemic emergency has ended, it is time to assess the state of Michigan’s emergency actions both in terms of their effectiveness and their propriety.

Seven Principles of Sound Environmental Policy

Mackinac Center Policy Forum - Rochester

At this Policy Forum, Jason Hayes will discuss how seven basic principles can start legislators and regulators off on the right path by ensuring private property rights are protected and the productive and creative abilities of free markets are maximized.

Free Markets and Free People Policy Forum

Traverse City

The Mackinac Center Policy Forum is a half day devoted to public policies that matter greatly to friends of free markets and free people. Join us in Traverse City as we provide an update on recent legislative action and discuss such timely topics as the future of Line 5, pandemic policies, and education and worker freedom.

Planning for Life Workshop

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2021 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Emergency Powers and Pandemic Mismanagement

Mackinac Center Policy Forum - Livonia

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took unprecedented actions in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state banned certain businesses from operating and even required the entire population of Michigan to stay in their homes under penalty of law. The constitutionality of these actions was questionable, and some were struck down by the Michigan Supreme Court. Now that the pandemic emergency has ended, it is time to assess the state of Michigan’s emergency actions both in terms of their effectiveness and their propriety.

Planning for Life Workshop

Frankenmuth, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2021 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Planning for Life Workshop

Petoskey, Michigan

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy announces our 2021 Planning for Life Workshops around Michigan.

Are Lockdowns Effective?: How to Measure the Impact of COVID-19 Policies

Mackinac Center Policy Forum – Virtual Event

Assessing whether unprecedented lockdown policies were worth the costs is complicated, but two economists from Michigan universities will explain how to approach the problem and present their own research findings on the effectiveness of lockdowns.