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Back to the Future for Taxpayer Stadium Funding in Detroit

Legislators should stand firm against special deals

Legislators should stand firm against special deals 


Snyder Orders a State Economic 20 Year Plan

'Whereas, government can help ...'

… projected jobs that the MEDC reported had materialized. … more

Calls to Expand Michigan’s Economic Development Programs Fall Short

New plans don't even claim to develop the economy

New plans don't even claim to develop the economy


Blown Away By Flawed Research on Jobs Program

Michigan spent millions with little to show for it

… substantial proof. The MEDC needs to be more transparent … did not justify the MEDC s claims: It did not … more

Cut Corporate Welfare to Help Balance State Budget

Tenuous relationship between corporate welfare and economic health

… bureaucracy. The MEDC takes money from many … 2015. Even one of the MEDC s own paid consultants … ineffective. Worse, the MEDC may actually harm … like subsidies. The MEDC hands out such favors. The … more

Pure Michigan: An Economic Development Program That Doesn’t Create Any Development

… the reader that the MEDC has claimed that the … International) hired by the MEDC to measure the program s … quality. It is as if the MEDC were saying to lawmakers … us. Second, MEDC documents obtained by … more

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Jim Riley got his own fiscal house in order so he could retire. Now he wonders why his city government can’t do the same for their employees, and taxpayers who could end with huge bills from the unfunded retirement liabilities.

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