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Politicians Get Too Much Blame — and Credit — for Economic Trends

Partisan interpretations of economic data harms policy development Read more

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Dangers of the Regulatory State: Overly Precise Rules

Meticulous administrative rules can make criminals of the well-intended Read more

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Licensure Mandates Cost Michigan Jobs And Millions In State Revenue

Job restrictions also have disparate impact on youth and minorities Read more

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What the Mackinac Center is Thankful for in 2019

Freedom, fairness and fiscal responsibility Read more

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Targeted Tax Preferences are Unfair

Entrepreneurs drive employment and prosperity Read more

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What You Really Need to Know about Michigan Charter Schools

MLive errs in comparison of academic performance Read more

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The Bipartisan State Budget

Budgets generate a lot of conflict, but not a lot of partisan spending Read more

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Michigan’s Corporate Subsidy Board Faces Tough Questioning

There’s a better way to help small business Read more

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The Student Debt Problem is Widely Misunderstood – Here Are Some Solutions

Student loan debt is around $1.5 trillion Read more

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Clock is Running out for Michigan Legislators to Help Cancer Patients

Lawmakers should look out for patients instead of big hospitals Read more

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