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Jack Spencer

Capitol Affairs Specialist

Jack Spencer is Capitol affairs specialist for Michigan Capitol Confidential, a news service of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Spencer is a veteran Lansing-based journalist who worked 13 years at the Michigan Information & Research Service.

Wind Energy Allegations Deserve Hearings

Claims about efficiency, health hazards should be explored. … more

Governor Signs Bill Freeing Up Market Approach to Health Care

Michigan Sales Tax Hike Proposal May Provide Schools With Less

'Big Oil' and Climate Change

Debunking an urban myth. … more

A Fresh Angle: Taking on 'Big Wind' With Competition

Huron County Looks at Wind Turbine Moratorium

Two Wins for Freedom from Union Coercion in 2014

MSU Study: Ethanol Use is Good, as Long as the Environment isn’t Considered

Star Struck: Why States Chase the Film Industry with Subsidies

Corporate Welfare for Hollywood Comes First

Michigan's roads can wait. … more