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  1. Smart Regs for Smart Tech: How Government Can Allow Next Gen Internet Networks to Flourish
    This panel will discuss issues related to the future of internet networks, including 5G cell service, “net neutrality” and broadband infrastructure. Panelists will also offer guidance on what governments at all levels — local, state and federal — should do (or not do) in relation to the future of internet connectivity and the spinoff technologies it makes possible.
  2. Beer Glut: The Overregulation of Alcohol in Michigan

    Michigan’s rules about alcohol production, distribution and sales are complex. The state has restrictions on what can be produced, a strict monopoly system for distribution and imposes price controls on sellers. Many of these regulations were originally crafted some 80 years ago in the post-Prohibition era.

  3. Why Prescription Drugs Are So Expensive and What the State Can Do About It
    In recent years the price consumers pay for many brand name prescription drugs and even some generics has increased. There are several factors behind these increases. One has to do with the type of the drugs being developed today and the smaller number of patients they target. Another involves middlemen that absorb many of the price discounts provided by drug makers. And a third has to do with the regulations coming from both Washington and the states.
  4. An Evening with the Mackinac Center
    Join us for an evening of fellowship among friends of liberty.
  5. Detroit Children’s Business Fair
    Hosted by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan in partnership with Acton Academies and Acton MBA, the Detroit Children’s Business Fair gives kids ages 6-14 a safe space to practice entrepreneurship. The marketplace is free and open to the public.
  6. Pump the Brakes: Michigan Should Rethink Driver's License Suspensions
    In 2010, Michigan suspended over 475,000 licenses – one for every 15 drivers. Over 95 percent of those suspensions were for offenses unrelated to driving. Today, 86 percent of Americans use a car or motorcycle to get to work, meaning that a suspended license puts them at serious risk of job loss and other hardships.
  7. Tough Time To Be Working In Government?
  8. Net Metering Decision Raises Hackles of Solar Supporters
    'Avoided cost' rate will impact Michigan’s interest in residential solar
  9. Health Policy Consensus Group Calls for Short-Term Health Plan Reform
    Organizations across the country urge Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to make short-term plans renewable
  10. Compensation For Federal Employees Up 36 Percent In Michigan Since 2000
  11. Michigan Economy Rebounds, But Medicaid Enrollment Soars
  12. Pfizer Profits $21.5 Billion In 2017, Gets $32 Million Tax Break From Small Michigan City
  13. Claims Of Rising Poverty Simply Aren't True
  14. Recent Corruption Scandals Involving Some of Michigan’s Largest Unions
  15. Medicaid Work Requirements, Alien Driver's Licenses, Dead Voters and More
    April 20, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  16. A Look at Unions in Michigan, Five Years After Right-to-Work
  17. A Politically Incorrect Guide to Communism

    For decades after the end of the "Great War," communism was on the march. Bolshevik Russia expanded its territory into large segments of Eastern Europe, Chairman Mao took China, and one-party rule dominated in much of Asia, Latin America and Africa. Cuba, a close U.S. ally merely 100 miles from Florida, launched a communist dictatorship that is now nearly six decades old.

  18. Union Attempt to Force Teacher to Pay Fees Deemed Illegal Under Right-to-Work
    Mackinac Center challenges attempt to limit worker freedom
  19. In Michigan, Rich are Getting Richer – So Are the Poor
  20. Free-Range Michigan?
    New Utah law recognizes independence for parents and children
  21. It’s Not Called The Great Lake State For Nothing
  22. Grand Valley State’s New Intersectionality And Systemic Racism Radio Reporter
  23. More Competition Among Liquor Stores on the Way – For Now
    Judge upholds ruling that gets rid of arbitrary 'half-mile rule'
  24. Income Tax Cut Could Bring 15,000 New Jobs to Michigan
  25. Special Tax Breaks For Privileged Firms Means Money Comes From Someone Else
  26. Arbitrary Michigan Licensing Laws: Auto Mechanic vs. Makeup Artist
    Esthetician requires far more mandatory hours and much higher fees
  27. Despite Right-To-Work Laws, Unions Find Ways Make Workers Keep Paying
  28. Latest Test Scores Show Charter Schools Closing Gap
  29. Three Criminal Justice Proposals before the Michigan House this Week
    Here are a handful of bills that are being considered in or advanced out of committee
  30. Updated Research Highlights Impact of Cigarette Tax Evasion
    New York still an empire of smuggled smokes as Nevada leaps towards the top
  31. Ban Pit Bull Bans, Licensure Mandates for Foresters and Shampooers, More
    April 13, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  32. Strong Link Between Cigarette Tax and Illegal Smuggling Rates
    The negative and unintended consequences of excise taxes
  33. State Law May Drive Job-Seeking Michigan Woman To Move Elsewhere
  34. For Each Gallon Of Water Michigan’s People Use, 288 Gallons Fall From The Sky
  35. New Law Removes Obstacles to Classroom
    SB 727 should help alleviate teacher shortage outcry
  36. Money For Roads Doesn’t Go Where It’s Needed The Most
  37. Detroit People Mover Maintenance Worker Paid $174,602 In 2017
  38. Rural School Makes Fast Rise
    Akron-Fairgrove among most improved on Mackinac report card
  39. It’s Time To Review and Repeal Occupational Licensing Laws
  40. DeVos is Right About Michigan Charter Schools
  41. You Don’t Need Six Figures to Live Comfortably
  42. Oklahoma Teachers Average $20,000 Less Than Michigan - And Are On Strike
  43. City Socks Homeowner With $150 Fine For Using Airbnb
  44. Emotional Support Animals, License Mandates and More License Mandates
    April 6, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  45. Michigan’s Golf Courses Will Take Much More Water Than Nestle
  46. State Funding for Universities Continues Upward Climb
    Lawmakers should question what taxpayers get for more money
  47. Are Competition And Consumer Choice In Education Good Or Bad?
    Apologists for poor schools say ‘bad,’ despite their disparate impact on poor and minority children
  48. Pension Spiking, Early Payouts, Second Careers Make For High-Income Cops
  49. How a Top-Performing Charter School in Detroit Overcame Government Obstacles
    New video tells the story of Detroit Prep
  50. Is it Constitutional to Require Criminal Defendants to Fund Their Own Prosecution?
    State Supreme Court considers whether to hear a case presenting this question
  51. For Legislature, University ‘Tuition Restraint’ Means Twice The Inflation Rate
  52. Michigan Funding Its Pensions, Using More Realistic Numbers
  53. The Great Lakes Trough Truce
    Spending interest groups only ask for more money
  54. Michigan Electricity Rates Since 2003: 15 Increases, 1 Cut
  55. Back To The Future With Renewable Energy Puffery
    Who benefits if families must pay more to get the same amount of electric power?
  56. Michigan’s Top School Pension Payouts
  57. US On Pace To Produce More Oil In 2018 Than — Ever
  58. 10 Officials In Larry Nassar Sex Scandal By Salary
  59. Study on Arkansas Tourism Campaign Should Make You Scratch Your Head about Pure Michigan
    If economic impacts are as stated, the tourism industry should pay for its own ad campaign
  60. Constitutional Amendments on Parents' Rights, State University Boards, More
    March 29, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  61. The Steel Industry, Not Taxpayers, Should Pay for New Soo Lock
    Industry should pay for the services it uses
  62. State Corporate Welfare Winner Released from Prison
  63. Union Files Federal Complaint Against Company For Giving Its Members Raises
  64. Detroit People Mover Loses Almost $10 On Every Ride
  65. State’s Education Woes Require Full Assessment
    BLM report takes on key myths but misses complete picture
  66. Two-Thirds Of Last Year’s Gas-Tax Hike Pays Debt On Roadwork Done Years Ago
  67. Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling
  68. Where Michigan Lawmakers Stand on ‘Right to Try’ Laws
    Allowing terminally ill Americans the ability to try experimental medicine
  69. Shampooing Hair And Piloting Commercial Airliners Require Same Number Of Training Hours In Michigan
  70. Detroit City Buses Cost Taxpayers $3.52 Per Trip; Average Rider Pays Just 76 Cents
  71. New Pure Michigan Return-on-Investment Figure Won’t Include All Costs
    Previous estimation excluded 50 percent-plus of program costs
  72. Pure Fiction: State Tourism Cost-Benefit Analysis Ignores Costs
    The full cost of the Pure Michigan advertising campaign is ignored
  73. Costs At Issue For Raising Age On Adult Criminal Prosecution
  74. Average Teacher Pay Doesn’t Support Liberal Site’s Narrative? Use It Anyway
  75. Michigan Capitol Confidential
  76. Passing Bicycles, Peppier Pepper Spray, High School Internship Credit, More
    March 23, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  77. Michigan School Employees Can Officially Resign from Their Union at Any Time
    Supreme Court rejects MEA’S ‘August window’ appeal
  78. Four Years After Its Debunking, Union Still Promotes 'Snyder Cut Schools' Myth
  79. IMPACT March/April 2018
  80. Hamtramck Academy Tops Mackinac Report Card
    NHA charter school aims high, beats odds, busts myths
  81. Big Decline In Number Of People On Food Stamps In Michigan
  82. Awareness and Education Effort Launched Around Landmark Janus Case
    A national campaign spearheaded by the Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy
  83. Number of State Employees Down, Amount of State Payroll Up
  84. When the Goal of Spending Money is to Spend Money
    Transit should instead be about getting people places
  85. Democratic Attorney General Candidates Favor Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform
    Bipartisan support for protecting property rights and due process
  86. Michigan Teachers Nation’s Highest Paid Given State’s Lower Cost Of Living
  87. State of Michigan Spins, Puffs Economic Contribution Of Agriculture To Economy
  88. Dearborn Schools Rise to the Top
    District has remarkable showing on new CAP report card
  89. Bipartisanship on Criminal Justice Reform Continues to Grow
    Common ground needed to overcome current shortcomings of justice system
  90. Most Michigan Schools Surveyed Still Buying Union’s Costlier Health Insurance
  91. Magazine’s Description Of Michigan School Funding 24 Years Out Of Date
  92. A Look At The State Budget for Business Subsidies
    Old ideas get new taxpayer cash
  93. MSU Sex Crime Lawsuits, Online Voter Registration, Dead Voters, More
    March 16, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  94. Foreign Trade More Important To Michigan Than Any Other State
  95. What Michigan Government Lacks in Transparency
    Billions in business subsidies still can’t be disclosed
  96. Sponsor Of Medicaid Work Requirements: They’re The ‘Right Thing To Do’
  97. Supreme Court Eyes Unions Politicking With Fees Compelled From Workers
  98. State-led Health Care Reforms

    Facing seemingly endless paralysis on health care reform from the federal government, a growing number of states are starting to consider reforms that they could enact to improve the provision of health care for their residents. Although federal laws and rules dominate health care regulations, there are still several worthy reforms that states could pursue that would have the effect of lowering costs and expanding choices for patients.

  99. School District Gets More From State For Fewer Students, Super Calls It Inadequate
  100. Union Official Says Teachers In Second-Highest Paying District Need Second Jobs
  101. How ‘Ineffective’ Michigan Teachers Get $26k More Than ‘Highly Effective’ Ones
  102. Cutting the Competition?: The Effects of Licensing Barbers in Alabama
  103. An Apparent Political Panic In Response To University Sex Abuse Scandal
  104. Want Money For Roads? Take It from This Failing Program
    Michigan Business Development Program funding should end
  105. Free Credit Freezes, Expel Student Sex Offenders, Release Frail Prisoners
    March 9, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  106. Salt Bill Would Raises Prices On All To Benefit One Company
    Senate Bill 363 is held up in the Michigan House
  107. Whitmer ‘Tired Of ... Corporate Tax Giveaways’ But Voted For Dozens
  108. Public Schools’ Advocate Reports Added Spending Didn’t Help, Considers More
  109. Put ISD Funding on Education Budget Table
    While agency spending grows, Guv seeks student-based cuts
  110. Noteworthy In 2017: School Pensions Reformed, No Annual Contribution Shortfall
  111. DTE Earns Big Gas Pipeline Profits, Lobbied For More Gas-Fired Electricity
  112. Property Tax Revenue On a Slow Rise
    Value of property increased 12 percent over past four years
  113. Utica Community Schools Responds to CapCon Article on District Finances
  114. Increased Enrollment In Detroit Schools Just Bureaucratic Reshuffling
  115. Bridge Magazine Calls 'Foul' On Michigan Capitol Confidential Article
  116. Utica School Board Member Errs, Blames Usual Suspect For Mythical Funding Cuts
  117. Juvenile Justice Shouldn’t Create Lifelong Obstacles
  118. Governor’s 6-Year-Old Corporate Handout Program Should Be Shuttered
  119. The Flexible State Budget
  120. A Lot Fewer Detroit Public Schools Teachers Rated 'Highly Effective'
  121. More Road Repair Money, Restrict Metadata Collection, Medical Marijuana, More
    March 2, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  122. How Much Less Union Politicking If Supreme Court Bans Forced Fees?
  123. CJ -> criminal-justice
  124. Firm Gets $220,000 State Subsidy Deal, Files For Bankruptcy
  125. AFSCME gets Supreme Court snicker
  126. Michigan PTA Needs Refresher On Law Governing Charter School Admissions
  127. Raising the Age: Should 17-Year-Olds be Eligible for Juvenile Justice in Michigan?

    Michigan is one of five states where 17-year-olds are prosecuted in the adult criminal justice system, rather than the juvenile justice system. Following a trend in several other states, some Michigan stakeholders have begun a “raise the age” campaign to adjust the age of adult criminal liability to 18, the age of majority for all other purposes. The Legislature introduced bills to that effect last year, but opponents of the campaign warn that shifting 17-year-olds into the juvenile system will be an expensive burden on resource-strapped counties. Reformers counter that the move will ensure better outcomes for teens in the long run. Join us to hear expert panelists discuss the costs and benefits of raising the age.

  128. State Corporate Welfare Agency Picks Winners That Turn Out To Be Losers
  129. Getting Harder For Union To Spread Teacher Pay Disinformation
  130. ‘Truth Squad’ Omits Key Michigan Charter School Facts In DeVos Hit Piece
  131. Nonprofit Helps Ex-Prisoners Stay Clean
  132. English as Official Language, More Road Repair Money, a Foster Care Alternative
    February 23, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  133. Of Michigan’s 100 Best Public Elementary And Middle Schools, 30 Are Charters
  134. Detroit Schools Will Sell to a Prison, But Not a Charter School
    Moves criticized by parents and community members
  135. Mackinac Center Ranks Michigan’s Elementary and Middle Schools
    The third edition of the Context and Performance Report Card unveiled
  136. Teacher Pay Data Part of Public Discussion Of School Finance
  137. The Michigan Context and Performance Report Card: Public Elementary and Middle Schools, 2017
  138. State’s MBDP Job Creation Claims an Inconvenient Fiction
    Just because government says its effective doesn’t mean it is
  139. ACLU and Mackinac Center Call on Legislature to Require a Conviction Before Police Can Keep Property
    Report shows forfeiture in Michigan typically involves small amounts of money, property taken from people never convicted of a crime
  140. Education Budget Should Back Parents' Priorities
    Snyder's proposal undercuts cyber school, shared time options
  141. UAW Goes On Campus To Find New Members
  142. Study: Michigan Business Development Program of Questionable Merit
    Research shows decline in jobs in counties where subsidized projects are located
  143. An Assessment of the Michigan Business Development Program
  144. MSU Spending Big For Post-Nassar PR
  145. A Swimming Pool’s Worth of Parking Lot Runoff Not ‘Vital’ To Great Lakes
  146. Industrial Wind Farms Bring Political Conflict, Recalls and Lawsuit to Township
  147. Michigan Is Not a Windy State
    The true cost of wind in Michigan is beginning to become clear
  148. One Tax Cut and One Increased; an Unfair Levy Repealed; Stronger Pepper Spray
    February 16, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  149. City Taking In More But Manager Cries Poverty
  150. Michigan’s Long 'Bad Driver Tax' Nightmare Will Finally End
    A revenue-grab from Michigan’s lost decade left a trail of social costs and broken lives
  151. Did School Choice Opposition Help Doom Detroit’s Bid For Amazon HQ?
  152. Meet Some Law Enforcement Officers Who Support Forfeiture Reform
    Michigan Legislature should strengthen property rights
  153. IMPACT January/February 2018
  154. Michigan College Lands On Wrong Kind Of Top 10 List
  155. Michigan May Surpass 2000 Employment Levels Soon
    An important milestone of recovery for the Great Lakes State
  156. Mackinac Center Policy Expert Recommendations 2018
  157. Many More Walk To Work As Take Subsidized Transit in Michigan
  158. Some Teachers In This District In Line For 17 Percent Pay Hikes
  159. Flint Schools Hanging On After 77 Percent Enrollment Decline Since 2003
  160. Police Seize Property All The Time And It’s No Big Deal — Until They Want To Keep It
  161. Airbnb Ban the Latest in Detroit’s Short-sighted Thinking
    City council makes it harder to earn a living and visit a city desperate for population growth
  162. Lawyers 'Double Dipping' on Asbestos, Traffic Stop Etiquette, Impaired EMTs
    February 9, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  163. Last Year, Flint Schools Got Double The State Average In Funding
  164. Detroit Closed 194 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In 2016-17
  165. Former State Trooper: Cops, Prosecutors Misuse Problematic Asset Forfeiture Law
  166. Crime Shouldn’t Pay, but Requiring Reimbursement May Not Pay Off
    Harsher penalties are not as effective at deterring crime as increasing the risk of getting caught
  167. Where Teachers Get Highest Pay Has Shifted Over Past Three Years
  168. Illinois Takes Pension Advice From ‘The Simpsons’
    Michigan has done a lot to avoid this fate
  169. New Video Series Looks Underneath the Hood at How School Funding Works
    6-part video series examines school funding in Michigan
  170. Debate Heated On Ending Police Keeping Seized Property With No Conviction
  171. City’s Politicians Strive To Beat The Clock Spending Federal Money
  172. Extreme Cold Highlights Our Need for Better Energy Options
  173. Michigan Charters Get More Bang for the Buck
  174. Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Needs to Go
  175. DTE Electricity: Out With Old Coal, In With New Gas
  176. WMU Professor Responds To Claims He Is Not Pro-School Choice In Education
  177. Cats and Dogs, Chickens and Fish
    February 2, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  178. Traverse City Continuing Push for Government-Run Internet
    Similar efforts have failed in city after city
  179. Public Schooling Interests Recommend Spending More On Public Schooling
  180. Michigan Considers Allowing Ex-Offenders to Work as Health Professionals
    A step in the right direction on licensing
  181. Breaking Tax Cut Promise In 2011 Cost Michigan Taxpayers $4.3 Billion (So Far)
  182. Detroit Tax Officials Eye Blake Griffin’s $171M Salary
  183. Do Michigan Charter Schools Get More Bang for the Buck?

    The past year’s rise of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education has brought more attention to the performance of charter schools, both nationally and in her native Michigan. Charter schools are tuition-free, state-funded schools of choice that tend to operate with fewer dollars than other public schools. How well are charter schools doing with the resources they have?

  184. Charter Schools a Valuable Investment for Taxpayers
    Charters prove more cost effective and produce larger ROI
  185. Doing More With Less: The Charter School Advantage in Michigan
  186. Detroit Would Mandate Video Surveillance, Make Businesses Pay
  187. Snyder, New Report Pitch for More Education Dollars
    Evidence lacking for any significant impact on achievement
  188. Politicians Cannot Keep Up With Dynamic Economy
    Subsidies for a handful, costs for everyone else
  189. About
  190. Michigan Schools Underfunded - If You Don’t Count All The Funding Increases
  191. Media Plays Games, Misleads Readers When Its Target Is School Choice
  192. Stakes High In Special Education Disputes, With Legal Costs To Match
  193. Come or Go, Amazon’s HQ Decision Means Little to Michigan Economy
    It’s a magnet for agenda-driven interpretation though
  194. Income Tax Breaks, Environmental Rules Reviews, Ransomware and more
    January 26, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  195. Renewable Energy is Not Cheaper After All
    Popular measurement of renewable energy's cost ignores its unpredictable nature
  196. Number Of Unionized Charter Schools In Michigan: 2.4 Percent
  197. Detroit Fails To Collect 20 Percent of Property Taxes Owed
  198. New Additions to Mackinac Center Board of Scholars
    Three new faces join Center's Board of Scholars
  199. Michigan House Votes to Protect Electronic Data
    Nearly unanimous in support of prohibiting state cooperation with illegal federal searches and seizures
  200. Obama Stimulus Aside, More Money Than Ever Rolling Into State Road Repair Budget
  201. Cash Bail Hurts Innocent Poor People
    The practice should be reformed to serve its purpose better
  202. Mackinac Center Tallies Proposed Expansions and Limitations in Gov. Snyder’s Last State of the State
    The address contained five proposed government expansions and no limitations
  203. State Budget Rose $5.9 Billion During Gov. Snyder’s Tenure
  204. Is This Working? The Effects of Occupational Licensing on the Workforce

    Working a job — any job — is connected to lower poverty, better income mobility, lower crime rates, fewer children born out-of-wedlock and a host of other positive results. But today, the right to earn a living is becoming more difficult. In 1950, only around 5 percent of workers needed an occupational license – today, more than one out of every five workers in Michigan is required to have this special government permission to work. This typically includes mandated educational degrees, hours of training, upfront fees, testing, continuing education, and limits of people with criminal records.

  205. Gov. Snyder Should Make Link Between Jobs and Criminal Justice Reform
    Tonight’s State of the State will certainly focus on jobs — but shouldn’t ignore criminal justice reform
  206. Typical Household Has Lost $1,134 To 2007 Michigan Income Tax Hike
  207. School Choice Week Puts Michigan Progress in Perspective
    Choice popular with parents, still needs vigorous defense
  208. Detroit Education Scene: A March To School Choice
  209. State Rep. Howrylak Explains Why He Believes Charters Should Pay Into Public School Pension System
  210. Charter Teachers Get No Pensions, Amendment Would Make Schools Pay Anyway
  211. Education Policy Expert Provides Important Perspective on New School Finance Study
    Increased funding won’t automatically improve educational outcomes
  212. Veto Override, Higher Income Tax Exemptions, Charter Schools and ISD Money, more
    January 19, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  213. Bad Forensic Evidence Sends Innocents To Prison
  214. As Medicaid Costs Skyrocket, States Have a New Opportunity to Innovate
    New guidance on work requirements indicates potential for reforms
  215. More People Moving From Illinois To Michigan Than The Other Way
  216. Laws of Evidence: How Sound Forensic Science Policy Can Help Prevent Wrongful Convictions

    The Innocence Project is a well-known nonprofit organization whose goal is to exonerate the wrongfully convicted. Forty-six percent of its cases involved misapplied forensic science — meaning that a method, technique or analysis was conducted incorrectly. There have been 17 exonerations in Michigan involving misapplied forensic science. Now, in partnership with the Reason Foundation, the Innocence Project is calling for improvements to forensic science and for better transparency and quality control in crime labs. Panelists from the Innocence Project and Reason will discuss how the application of forensic science to criminal prosecutions can be improved by policy change and public education.

  217. Half-A-Billion Dollars More This Year
  218. Fewer Kids Statewide Does Not Mean Less Money For Schools
  219. DTE Produces Enough Wind Power To Run 24,000 Homes - But Part Of The Day Only
  220. Rising Revenues Never Enough For Michigan Cities And Their Lobbyist
  221. Deed Restrictions, Neighborhood Watch Vehicles
    January 12, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report
  222. Bills Make It Easier For Private Marketing Bureaus To Force Dues on Businesses
  223. Many Michigan Families Sacrifice for Choice
    Documentary shows how Blaine Amendment limits education options
  224. Michigan’s Tax Collectors Are Hauling It In
  225. What People Are Saying About Our 30th Anniversary
  226. Michigan’s Most Popular Uber Destination is in the City That Once Banned It
    Ann Arbor overregulated ridesharing until state lawmakers freed it
  227. Governor Granholm Called to Underfund Pensions 6 Years Before Company Bankruptcy
    There is no natural constituency for properly funding pensions
  228. Teacher Shortage Claims: Republicans Did It
  229. How to Help Those with a Criminal Record Find Work
    Eliminate unnecessary crimes, right-size punishments and repeal licensing laws
  230. Property Owner: Mackinaw City’s Ban On Airbnb Rentals Violates Our Rights
  231. 2017 Was Good For Michigan
    State economy continues to expand
  232. Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Drives Up Costs
    Government should do fair bidding for projects
  233. You Can Legally Warm Your Car Now
    The Legislature should repeal more nonsensical administrative rules in 2018
  234. Detroit Ignores State Law, Turns Down Money to Avoid Selling Abandoned School
    Detroit Public Schools Community District enforces deed restriction against charter
  235. Michigan Jails’ ‘Pay-To-Stay’ Jail Fees Stir Controversy
  236. State Forces Hotels And Inns To Fund Private Marketing Bureaus
  237. School Choice Breaks Down Racial Barriers
  238. Michigan’s Well-Being Metric Stuck in “Balanced” Position
  239. 2003 Granholm: ‘California, Eat Your Heart Out!’
  240. Facts About Michigan’s Infrastructure You Never Hear
    Overall, it is serving us pretty well
  241. State Reforms of Occupational Licensing
    New report from Cato highlights Michigan work
  242. Detroit Public Schools Super Responds To ‘Charter Students Outperform’ Report
  243. The Numbers Are In: Detroit Charters Outperform Detroit District Schools
  244. Did You Know? Michigan Wolf-Dog Ownership Restrictions
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  246. Michigan Legislature’s 10 Most Revealing Votes of 2017
    Which side were your lawmakers on?
  247. Michigan Well-Being Metric Stuck in 'Balanced' Position
    Changes in policy could attract more people
  248. No, Michigan Teachers Did Not Experience Pay Cuts In 2017
  249. Unlawful In Michigan To Work For Less Than $9.25/Hour
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