The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Michigan residents by promoting sound solutions to state and local policy questions. We assist policymakers, scholars, businesspeople, the media and the public by providing objective analysis of Michigan issues.

The Mackinac Center is committed to delivering the highest quality and most reliable research on Michigan issues. It guarantees that all original factual data are true and correct and that information attributed to other sources is accurately represented. The Center encourages rigorous critique of its research.