Features and Highlights

Mackinac Center and Virginia Tech Professor Dr. Marc Edwards Sue Wayne State Over Flint Water Docs

The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation files case to help bring about further government transparency … more

Lawmakers Repeal Prevailing Wage and Pass Work Requirements for Able-Bodied Medicaid Population

Repeal of union wage mandates and application of Medicaid work requirements will benefit taxpayers and Michigan’s economy … more

New Scorecard Ranks Every Michigan Legislator on Corporate Handouts

Tracks every vote of nearly 500 lawmakers since 2001 … more

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 … more

Union Attempt to Force Teacher to Pay Fees Deemed Illegal Under Right-to-Work

Mackinac Center challenges attempt to limit worker freedom … more

Updated Research Highlights Impact of Cigarette Tax Evasion

New York still an empire of smuggled smokes as Nevada leaps towards the top … more

New Pure Michigan Return-on-Investment Figure Won’t Include All Costs

Previous estimation excluded 50 percent-plus of program costs … more

Michigan School Employees Can Officially Resign from Their Union at Any Time

Supreme Court rejects MEA’S ‘August window’ appeal … more

Awareness and Education Effort Launched Around Landmark Janus Case

My Pay My Say will be an Information Clearinghouse, Engaging With Workers and Educating Them on Their Rights … more

Mackinac Center Ranks Michigan’s Elementary and Middle Schools

The third edition of the Context and Performance Report Card unveiled … more

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 … more

Study: Michigan Business Development Program of Questionable Merit

Research shows decline in jobs in counties where subsidized projects are located … more

New Video Series Looks Underneath the Hood at How School Funding Works

6-part video series examines school funding in Michigan … more

Charter Schools a Valuable Investment for Taxpayers

Charters prove more cost effective and produce larger ROI … more

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 … more

Education Policy Expert Provides Important Perspective on New School Finance Study

Increased funding won’t automatically improve educational outcomes … more

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