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Anne Schieber

Senior Investigative Analyst

Anne Schieber is the senior investigative analyst for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. She produces investigative video reports that demonstrate the impact of public policies on people’s lives.

Prior to joining the Mackinac Center staff, Anne spent 30 years in broadcast journalism. She was a high-profile, award-winning reporter and anchor for WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids between 1998 and 2011. Anne has also worked for stations in Kalamazoo, Minneapolis, Buffalo, N.Y., and Allentown, Penn.

Over her career, she has won numerous awards, including a “Best Individual Reporting” honor from the Associated Press and “Journalist of the Year” from the Michigan Small Business Administration.

Anne received her bachelor's degree from Villanova University.

Study: They Spend Millions, but Minimal Transparency Required for Government Union Finances

Public Sector Unions Vague About How They Spend Dues Money

MEA Lauches Personal Attack Against Dissident Teacher, Releases Confidential Information

Invasion of Privacy? Tax Assessors Taking Photos on Private Property

High Taxes Promote Black Market Cigarettes in Bordering State

Bills Aiming to Protect Property from Overzealous Forfeiture Clear First Hurdle

Asset Forfeiture Package of Bills a 'Solid First Step'

Affluent School Districts Don't Guarantee Better Academic Performance

Collection Bins for Clothing and Used Goods Targeted as Nuisances

Detroit Charter School Parents: Don’t Take Away Our Freedom to Choose

New State Tax Payment System Causing Headaches for Businesses

Deficit-Ridden District Almost Demolishes Building Rather Than Take $3.5 Million From Charter

Community College Secretaries Secede From the State's Largest Teachers Union

$23K School Employee Upset that MEA President’s Pension Spiked by $200K Union Salary

Sheriff Lieutenant Caught on Video Saying Officers Disciplined for Not Writing Enough Tickets

Mackinac Center Files Brief with U.S. Supreme Court to End Union Agency Fees

International Japanese School Gets a Second Chance

MEA Drops Attempt to Stop Vote on Decertification

Litigants Ask Supreme Court to Review County Land Bank Cherry-Picking Prime Property

The Costs and Benefits of Wind Energy: Competing Groups Hold Forums

Speed Limit Reform Died Last Year but May be Revived

Union Tries to Block Election that Would Decertify it

Ohio Leads the Way on Criminal Intent Reform

Different Parties, Same Conclusion on Civil Asset Forfeitures: Reform It

Hostile Takeover of Charter School

What are the Real Motives Behind Asset Seizures?

Man Who Speaks Out About Police Seizing His Property Without Charges is Arrested Hours Later

Property Seized, Money Taken – But No Crime

Legislators Block Low-Cost Eye Exams in Michigan

Union Members Used School Email to Promote School Board Candidates

Brighton Union, District Strike Illegal Language from Contract

Group Seeks to Put Term Limits on Grand Rapids Mayor, City Commissioners

Union, District Force Non-Union Teacher to Pay for Union Release Time

School Districts Manipulate Headlee Tax Limits for More Money

Parents Speak Out on Effort to Halt School Choice

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Suggests Legislature Clarify Criminal Intent Statutes

Grand Rapids Transit Agency Defends New Bus Line

Where $100 Million Buys Little: Michigan School Employee Pension Fund

Court Grills County Over Land Bank Activities

$40 Million ‘Rapid’ Silver Line Bus Takes Twice as Long as a Car

Where $100 Million Buys Little: Michigan School Employee Pension Fund

Local School District Escapes 'At Risk' List Despite Hostile Charter Takeover

Teachers Find Union Alternatives

University Employees Break From MEA For Better Service At Lower Cost

School District Revokes Authorization of Popular Charter

Conventional District Sidelines Successful Charter To Financially Benefit Itself

Retiree Benefits Pose Problems For Pothole Patching Plans In Grand Rapids

Taxpayer Representation Missing From Assessor Review Panel

Video Report: Teachers Hope Their Win Against Union Emboldens Others

City Says Recording Device Ban Was Due To 'Miscommunication'

New Bill Would Prevent Discriminatory Charitable Bin Bans

Tax Board Bans Recording Equipment In Hearing Involving Nonprofit

Michigan Assessors On the Path To Raise Property Taxes

Debate Du Jour: Minimum Wage Takes Center Stage

Disabled Family Sees 300 Percent Increase In Health Insurance Costs Under Obamacare

University Staff Breaks Away From Michigan Education Association

Land Banks Profit By Cutting In Front of People Wanting To Buy Property

Bills Would Limit House Inspections

State Tax Chief Encourages Inspectors To Enter Homes; Refusal Could Lead To Higher Assessment

Lawmaker Does U-Turn on Red Light Cameras

Legislator: Speed Traps 'A Tax on the Poor'

Brain Surgery Required After Medicaid Issues Delayed Dental Care

Medicaid Pays Below What It Costs To Take Care of Patients

Higher Taxes in Allen Park Not the Solution

Allen Park Churches, Unions Team Up To Promote Tax Increase

The Real Patients of Medicaid: Rebecca

Charity Bin Ban On Private Property Spurred By A Few Documented Complaints

The Real Patients of Medicaid: Teraca

Medicaid Recipient: 'When I ask where I'm supposed to go, I'm told the hospital'

Bin Ban: City Pushes To Ban Select Charitable Collections

Anti-School Choice Education Rally Fizzles

Interior Home Inspections Suspended — For Now

Legislators Steering Michigan Toward Red Light Cameras

Cities Double Dip on Drunk Driving Arrests

After Emergency Manager, Ecorse On Track and In the Hands of Local Officials

Teachers Speak Out: The Aftermath of Right-to-Work

Breaking Away from the MEA

Roscommon union president explains how. … more

Tough Choices Ahead For Allen Park Emergency Manager

State of the State: Union Protests Outside Capitol

Anne Schieber catches protest, signs on camera. … more

Cutting the Union Cord: A Cautionary Tale

Right-To-Work Matters for Some Michigan Businesses

Right-to-Work Draws Attention

Supporters, oppenents show up in Lansing. … more

Unions Rig Proposal 2 Business 'Support' List

Predators Back In the Classroom? It Could Happen

School Districts Increase Taxes On Residents Without A Vote

Teen Entrepreneur's 'New Challenge Is Ahead of Him'

Nathan's hot dogs on sale today! … more

13-Year-Old to Reopen Hot Dog Cart

It took a national spotlight, but ... … more

A Boy's Dream Overshadowed

NEW VIDEO - Homeless Teen and Family Struggle After City of Holland Shuts Down His Hot Dog Cart

"All he wanted to do was sell hot dogs." … more

BREAKING NEWS - Boy Whose Hot Dog Cart Was Shut Down by the City of Holland Now Homeless

Mayor says city took action after restaurants asked for "protection" from 13-year-old entrepreneur with disabled parents. … more

Union Contracts, Bad Investment Force State to Suggest Emergency Manager for Allen Park

City Shuts Down Teen's Hot Dog Vendor Cart!

City Pays Pension and Benefits to Almost Twice As Many Retired As Current Workers

Ecorse: Regaining Control