Mackinac Center in the News

Pistons Move to Downtown Comes With Big Taxpayer Price Tag

Mackinac Center experts comment on the deal in state media … more

State Not Transparent with Effectiveness of Multi-Million-Dollar Program

New Pure Michigan study questions advertising expenditure … more

Ballot-Selfie Ban Stands In Way of Free Speech

Riley pens op-ed in The Detroit News … more

Labor Reform Wins Big on Election Day

Mackinac experts discuss results in Wall Street Journal, others … more

Voters Reject Transit Tax Proposal in Wayne County

Mackinac commentary featured in Detroit media … more

Research Is Clear When It Comes To School Choice

DeGrow op-ed published in The Detroit News … more

Labor Reform Efforts Still Big Issue In Michigan, Across Country

Mackinac Center experts recently in the news … more

Michiganders Want Electricity Choice But Bill Would End It

Op-ed published in Bridge Magazine … more

RTA Transit Tax Focuses on Old Technology, Ignores Opportunity

Mozena debates merits of plan on Michigan Matters … more

Young Entrepreneurs Set Up Shop In Detroit

Local media covers Detroit Children's Business Fair … more

Detroit’s Taxes, Regulations Keeping It Down

Skorup pens op-ed in The Detroit News … more

Superintendent Compensation Available Online

State media covers update of Mackinac Center database … more

Dental Therapists Would Relieve Michigan’s Dentist Shortage

The Detroit News covers new Mackinac Center report … more

Worker’s Choice: Freedom for Employees and Unions

State and national media cover Mackinac Center concept … more

Michigan Counties on the Verge of Pension Crisis

Lansing State Journal publishes op-ed on local pension debt … more

Time to End the 21st Century Jobs Fund

New Mackinac study featured in state media … more

Obama’s Overtime Rule Would Hurt Those It’s Intended To Help

Patrick Wright joins WNEM TV5 to discuss new rule … more

Proposed Beer Tax Hike Would Hurt Brewers

LaFaive comments in MLive article … more

Lawsuit Filed to Fight Michigan’s Ban on Tesla Sales

Skorup weighs in with USA Today and the Detroit Free Press … more

Mackinac Center Research Topic of Council Meeting

Local news covers pension problems in Norton Shores … more

Mackinac Center Offers Labor Reform Ideas in Time for Labor Day

Op-ed on top reforms in The Detroit News … more

Detroit Should Lessen Licensing Requirements

Mackinac Center op-ed published in Wall Street Journal … more

Praise, Not Criticism for Companies That Follow Rules

Op-ed on Mackinac pipeline published in MLive … more

Government Held to Different Standard in Environmental Matters

Hayes discusses Kalamazoo River spill on WWMT … more

Worker’s Choice Popular in Michigan, Nationwide

National Employee Freedom Week poll finds overwhelming support of idea … more

Survey: Most Union Members Support Worker’s Choice

Wall Street Journal features Mackinac Center concept … more

Michigan’s Highest Taxpayers Could Soon Pay More

New op-ed questions value of proposed RTA and Wayne RESA millages … more

Business Climate, Not Cronyism, Key to Michigan’s Future Growth

New op-ed published in The Detroit News … more

Michigan’s Auto Sales Regulations Lead to Higher Prices

Free Press covers direct auto sales debate … more

School Choice Benefits All Students

DeGrow debates value of private schools on WalletHub … more

DNC Email Leak Reveals Party’s Feelings on Unions

Op-ed published in The Detroit News … more

Union Should Secure the Retirement of Their Members

New op-ed discusses Teamster pension problems in Washington Examiner … more

Department of Environmental Quality Must Be Transparent

Michigan media reports on latest Mackinac Center lawsuit … more

Reforming No-Fault Insurance Would Lower Costs, Reduce Uninsured Cars

Van Beek discusses reforms in Fox UP interview … more

Mackinac Center Defends Resort Owner’s Free Speech Right

State media covers tourism bureau lawsuit … more

Workers Could Feel Pinch of Obama’s Overtime Rule

Vernuccio op-ed published in The Detroit News … more

Mackinac Center Weighs in on State’s Education Adequacy Study

State media covers school funding study … more

Snyder’s Veto of Aftermarket Auto Parts Bill a Win for Consumers

MLive covers defeat of anti-competition bill … more

Gov. Snyder Vetoes Bill Limiting Consumer Auto Parts Choices

HB 4344 would have increased red tape for consumers and businesses … more

Taxpayers Spend Millions A Year on Union Activities

Op-ed in The Detroit News addresses union release time … more

Uber May Be Opening Door for 21st Century Unionization

Vernuccio op-ed published in Huffington Post … more

Time for The MEA To Recognize Right-To-Work

Media covers new Mackinac Center lawsuit … more

Lawmakers Must Preserve Choice in DPS Bailout

Op-eds in The Detroit News and Midland Daily News … more

Transparency Bills A “Significant Step Forward”

Reitz interviewed by Michigan Radio … more

An Uber Driver Shares His Story

Op-ed explains efforts to permit and restrict ridesharing  … more

Contracting Non-Instructional Services Can Help Students

Op-ed published in Chicago Daily Herald … more

Group Hired To Assess Michigan Education Spending Always Recommends More

Op-ed published in Lansing State Journal … more

Mackinac Center and Sierra Club Call For More Transparency in Michigan Government

Joint Free Press op-ed explains transparency efforts … more

Right-to-Work Makes Unions Stronger

Vernuccio op-ed in Washington Examiner … more

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