Leslie Carbone, who once served as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, is a speechwriter for U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao.

By Leslie Carbone

Does Michigan Need a Constitutional Convention?

Michigan voters decide this year whether they want to call a convention for the purposes of revising the state's constitution. The dangers of a general rewrite of our state's basic governing document exceed any potential benefit. … more

Must Teachers Pay for Union "Image Building"?

An effort by the Michigan Education Association to extract an assessment from its members for a public relations campaign runs afoul of Supreme Court decisions protecting workers' rights. … more