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Teachers’ Pay Didn’t Fall, But Great Recession Did Drive ‘Reduction In The Rate Of Increase’

East Lansing illustrates one way this happened Read more

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Teachers Who Talk Down Their Profession Often Don’t Mention The Benefits

A decent pension and good health coverage for life among them Read more

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Term Limits Blamed For Philandering Politicians, No Local Casino, More

The excuse for everything Michigan’s political class doesn’t like Read more

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Licensure Mandates Cost Michigan Jobs And Millions In State Revenue

Job restrictions also have disparate impact on youth and minorities Read more

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Latest Audit Finds Detroit Schools Budget Is Solid

District has 20% reserve, state average is 14.5% Read more

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Regulators Imagine Possible Harms, Seek Car Market Restrictions

Rule good for dealers, regulators, lawmakers; consumers not consulted Read more

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What the Mackinac Center is Thankful for in 2019

Freedom, fairness and fiscal responsibility Read more

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Teachers Spin Low Pay Horror Stories, But Actual Figures Are Public Records

Claims mislead public on important public policy issue Read more

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Got Lawyers? State Elections Bureau Shoots Down Union PAC Payroll Deductions

Extensive body of state law now micromanages political spending and activism Read more

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Flint School Officials Blow It Again On Budget, Heading Back Into Debt

A shadow of its former self, district enrolls just 16% the number of kids as in 2000 Read more

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