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Michigan Lawmakers on Pace for the Smallest Increase in Business Subsidies

Legislators reduced some corporate welfare spending Read more

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‘The Nation’ Blames Michigan GOP For Cuts In School Budgets Signed By Dem Governor

Cuts came during single-state recession; funding only higher since GOP gained trifecta in 2011 Read more

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Forfeiture Cases Can Take Years, Even for the Innocent; Supreme Court May Help

Mackinac Center signs onto amicus brief in Salgado v. United States Read more

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Bill Extends Criminal Sanctions To Eavesdropping Via Siri, Alexa, Smart TVs

Law’s definitions of eavesdropping, surveillance, secret records date from 1966 Read more

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More Inaccurate Media On Amount Michigan Taxpayers Pay For Schools

Reports do reveal what school establishments want public to think about how much they get Read more

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Nature Outstrips Commerce In Discharging Great Lakes Water

St. Lawrence River removes more Great Lakes water in two minutes than bottling plant does in a year Read more

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‘Trump Tax Cuts’ Have Benefited Union Workers

Almost everyone got a tax cut Read more

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This Land Is Your Land - But Under These Bills Not The Water

'Public trust doctrine' and 'collective' ownership mean government permission required Read more

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CapCon’s Top 10 Stories For 2019

Road Fix That Wasn’t, Gun-Free Zones, 1,100 Windmills Won’t Replace This Coal Plant Read more

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More Michigan Internet Purchases Taxed Starting New Year’s Day

Some out-of-state sales tax collections began earlier; this new law adds another $80 million a year Read more

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