Matthew Needham is a former intern with Michigan Capitol Confidential, the online news service of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. 

From Matthew Needham

MEDC Programs Consistently Fall Short of Initial Claims

State Gives Company $1.65 Million, Creates Zero Jobs and Goes Out of Business

Select Tax Breaks For State 'Renaissance Zones' Program Returns One-Fifth of Predicted Jobs

Corporate Subsidy Program Lives On Despite Lackluster Results

State Program Awards $67 Million, Creates One-Third of Projected Jobs