A news service for the people of Michigan from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy

What Law Says Is Optional With These School Districts And Unions

Cozy management/labor relations in public school districts contribute to abuses Read more

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Payroll Size Questions Put Hold On Rochester Hills Library Tax Hike

Where are the library books? Official asks why not user fees for nontraditional programs Read more

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Divide and Conquer: Democrats in Congress Pushing Unions on Workers

PRO Act gives unions unfettered access to employees Read more

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State Data Doesn’t Support Newspaper’s Dire Report On Bridges

Fewer bridges are in 'poor' shape and more are in 'fair' shape Read more

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Growth Fuels Budget Priorities in House and Senate Budgets

Real Cuts to Corporate Welfare on the Table Read more

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Dem Bills Make Companies Prove Innocence On Equal Pay

Yet important new Harvard study undermines basis of workplace sex discrimination claims Read more

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Benton Harbor Schools Errs In Reporting Teacher Salaries

Mistake distorts public discussions of education policy in Michigan Read more

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All Quiet On The ‘Photo-Cop’ Legislative Front — For Now

Revenue-seeking municipalities and device vendors behind push to bring red-light cameras Read more

Commentary

Private School Decline May Be Overstated

Families need more, not fewer, education options Read more

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No State Education Board Majority To Take $47 Million Federal For Charters

The schools get the money anyway Read more

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