1. Act No. 514 Public Acts of 2002, p. 1.

  2. Kyle Jen and Julie Stapleman, “Line Item and Boilerplate Summary, Military and Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2002, January 2002, p. 1.

  3. Michigan Manual 2001-2002, “Department of Military and Veterans Affairs,” Lansing, Sept. 2001, p. 519.

  4. Ibid.

  5. Act No. 514, p. 2.

  6. Telephone interview of Ben Wallace, Admissions Coordinator by Mackinac Center for Public Policy Director of Leadership Development Brian Carpenter, Nov. 1, 2002.

  7. Act No. 514, p. 2.

  8. Ibid.

  9. Department of Military and Veteran Affairs website on 8/27/2002 http://www.michigan.gov/dmva/0,1607,7-126-2361_3114-11634--,00.html.

  10. Department of Military and Veteran Affairs website on 10/29/2002, http://www.michigan.gov/dmva/0,1607,7-126-2361_3114-11669--,00.html.

  11. Starbase, Inc., tax form “Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax,” for 2001 (form 990), March 7, 2002.

  12. Interview of Barbara Koszak by Mackinac Center for Public Policy Director of Leadership Development Brian Carpenter, Nov. 2002.

  13. Act No. 514, p. 2.

  14. Ibid.

  15. Ibid.

  16. Ibid.

  17. Ibid.

  18. Telephone interview of Lieutenant General E. Gordon Stump by Mackinac Center for Public Policy Director of Leadership Development Brian Carpenter, November 2002.

  19. Interview of Hubert B. Hess by Mackinac Center for Public Policy Director of Leadership Development Brian Carpenter, Nov. 13, 2002.