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State Budget Recovers From Pandemic

Weak case for additional federal coronavirus relief Read more

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Budget 2021: State of Corporate and Industry Handouts 

Lawmakers should cut unnecessary and ineffective subsidy programs Read more

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Those Who Do Not Learn from History…

Years of bad economic development deals haven't prevented politicians from trying again Read more

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MEGA Mistake: Big Corporate Welfare Program Still a Waste

State economic development incentives often don’t result in much development. Read more

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New Study Shows 21st Century Jobs Fund a Bust

These programs should be repealed and their administrative agencies shut down Read more

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Jobs Program Creates Jobs at Killer Cost

MBDP resources should go to higher priorities Read more

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Should A Past Crime Bar Someone From Becoming A Roofer?

Michigan gets poor grades on licensing laws that keep reformed criminals unemployed Read more

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Michigan's Corporate Welfare Programs Are a Bad Investment

Resources expended for these programs would be better spent on higher priorities Read more

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Gov. Whitmer Repeals Rule She Says Helped Michigan Fight Coronavirus

Less strict medical scope-of-practice rules should remain Read more

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Here Are The Michigan Lawmakers Voting For The Most Corporate Subsidies

And those who've supported the least Read more

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