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Michigan’s Trial Courts Have a Major Funding Problem

The statutory scheme that keeps them running is set to expire in 2020 – and there’s no back up plan in place yet Read more

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A Flip Of A Switch

Not all energy is there when you need it Read more

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MDE Overreach a Serious Concern

New rules attack cyber school option for families Read more

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Why Taxpayers Are Shelling Out More Money for Worse Service

In some places, cities pay two or three times the base salary for one person Read more

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Three Important Criminal Justice Reform Opportunities for 2018

With fewer than 20 days left in the legislative session, that’s plenty of time to pass good reform Read more

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Can Technology Help Predict Crime and Flight Risk? 

More courts use actuarial tools to assess risks offenders pose to society Read more

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Michigan Catching Up On State Employee Pension Debt

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

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Climate Lawsuits Expose Contradictory Government Policies 

City reverses original claim on climate-related damages Read more

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Politicians Subsidize Less Than 1 Percent of Job Creation

Taxpayer dollars wasted subsidizing a tiny fraction of the economy Read more

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A Lesson in Endpoint Bias

Is the state budget growing faster than inflation? Read more

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