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Politician Staffs: Your Money, Their Secret

WNEM TV-5 got some surprising answers last year when it asked Michigan lawmakers to fess up to taxpayers about who works for them and how much they are paid. … more

Going Green in Cancun

The recent global environmentalist conference in Cancun, Mexico discussed how to lower global CO2 emissions to fight global warming. But the "solutions" often lead to more problems. … more

Mocked Scientist Gets Last Laugh

Meteorologist Piers Corbyn predicted Europe's winter of discontent. … more

Breaking the Doctors

Rationing, shortages, service mandates and regulations impose impossible burdens on Canadian doctors, and create a slow and backward health care delivery system. … more

Power Plays

Special interests, union protectionism, over-regulation, contradictory government policies: When politicians and bureaucrats make health care decisions rather than doctors and patients, the results aren't pretty. … more

Canadian Wait List Insurance

Canadians have to put up with long waits to see specialists or get diagnostics like MRIs or CT scans. Now, businesses offering insurance products to help them avoid waiting for a critical test are trying to offer options, but they are finding resistance from special interests within Canada. … more

The Granholm-AFSCME Partnership

The governor admits her role in the forced unionization of day care providers. Today's article at www.MichCapCon.com/14235 covers the day care unionization case … more

Tax Compromise

Bloomberg -- Daniel Mitchell, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, talks about the tax-cut compromise President Barack Obama forged with Republican leaders and signed into law Dec. 17 … more

State Budgets: Day of Reckoning

CBS - 60 Minutes reports on the precarious financial conditions many states are facing and what they're doing about it.  … more

Jurrians v. Kent ISD

The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation is suing 10 Kent County school districts and the Kent County Education Association to remove illegal contract language that states that the school districts will not privatize non-instructional functions. The suit was brought on behalf of five Kent County taxpayers.

Read more about this case at http://www.mackinac.org/14185… more

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Ted Nelson is a retired Michigan State Police officer who trained police departments throughout the state on civil asset forfeiture. He believes the practice has been misused and needs to change.

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