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Michigan at Significant Risk of a 2021 Tax Hike

DC Firm Lays Out Factors That Drive Tax Hikes Around the Country Read more

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About Legal Action Against Gov. Whitmer

A statement from the Mackinac Center Read more

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Less Road Funding from the Road-Fixing Governor

State spending up, but not for roads Read more

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Report: Give Local Governments More Money, But Don’t Ask Taxpayers

That’s the gist of a new study on local government finance in Michigan Read more

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Common Sense Licensing Reforms for Military Families a Good Start

Occupational licensing a needless barrier to jobs for too many Read more

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Flying By The Seat of Our Pants

COVID response suggest there’s no point to planning for pandemics Read more

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Michigan Lawmakers Make Progress on Pension Debts

But taxpayers still owe more than $50 billion to state-run pension systems Read more

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Beer, Tattoo Art and Groceries: Is There Nothing the State Won’t Subsidize?

Governments do a lousy job at creating jobs through its handout programs Read more

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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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