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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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Government as Santa

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Michigan Bureaucrats Want to Force Unions on Pot Businesses

Labor interests want to use state regulations to grow union revenue Read more

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State School Aid Deal Fits Decade-Long Upward Trend

Reapproved vetoed funds puts final budget above 10-year average Read more

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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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