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James M. Hohman

Director of Fiscal Policy

James M. Hohman is the director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He holds a degree in economics from Northwood University in Midland, Mich.

How to Control the Pension Debt

The costs of pension liabilities have grown out of control … more

What Would it Mean to Unleash the MEDC?

How Taxpayers Get Fleeced in Michigan

More money is not turning into better government services … more

Spending Interests Want Spending

Yet spending interests won’t say where the money should come from … more

Can a Scorecard Change an Issue?

What Would it Mean to Unleash the MEDC?

Lawmakers should keep the state's administrators on a tight leash … more

State Lawmakers Should Cut Business Subsidies Even More Next Year

Michigan Catching Up On State Employee Pension Debt

Progress is being made, but another $7.5 billion is still needed … more

Gov. Rick Snyder’s Fiscal Policy Legacy

Politicians Subsidize Less Than 1 Percent of Job Creation

Taxpayer dollars wasted subsidizing a tiny fraction of the econom … more