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Road Debt Gives Michigan Little Other Than Interest Payments

Taking on more debt isn't the answer to fund road repairs Read more

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A Good Economy Means More State Revenue Without a Tax Hike

Whether this revenue will go to lawmakers’ highest priority is a different question Read more

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Public Transit: Moving Few at a Huge Expense

More people walk to work in Michigan than use public transit Read more

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Lawmakers Should Not Resurrect Pure Michigan Subsidy Program

Its funding should stay at zero Read more

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Democratic Minority Voters Overwhelmingly Favor School Choice

Don’t downplay party’s racial divide on charter schools Read more

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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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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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‘Trump Tax Cuts’ Have Benefited Union Workers

Almost everyone got a tax cut Read more

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Three Reasons to Oppose New Corporate Incentives 

The argument against Michigan’s ‘Good Jobs’ program Read more

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Legislative Year Finishes With High Fiscal Notes

Solid changes to public policy deserve applause Read more

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