Mackinac Center in the News

School Transportation News Features Center Study

Survey of school service privatization  … more

Vernuccio Testifies on Right-to-Work in West Virginia

Director of Labor Policy described how states benefit from worker freedom … more

Director of Research Speaks at Operation Action U.P.

Van Beek discusses effects of and solutions to over regulation … more

Mackinac in the News for School Choice Week

Op-eds highlight benefits of educational options … more

It's Time to Expand Public Records Transparency

It's time to expand public records transparency … more

Center Featured in West Virginia Media

West Virginia could become 26th right-to-work state … more

Vernuccio Op-ed Published on FoxNews.com

Labor policy director discusses Friedrichs case in press … more

Weekly Standard Features Mackinac Center Research

Examining government alcohol control across the country … more

Vernuccio Quoted on UAW Bullying in The Detroit News

Coverage of intimidation by UAW local … more

Mackinac Center Research Featured in The Detroit News

Vernuccio quoted on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association … more

LaFaive Op-Ed Published in The Detroit News

Why Michigan shouldn't single out Switch for tax breaks … more

Dan Crane Op-ed Published in Lansing State Journal

Why Michigan should consider direct automobile sales … more

Criminal Intent Op-ed in the Detroit News

Executive Vice President Mike Reitz and Sen. Orrin Hatch advocate reform … more

Forbes publishes Vernuccio op-ed on minimum wage protests

Two bills passed by Michigan Senate will protect small businesses … more

Wright Joins Beckmann to Discuss August Window Win

MEA may not enforce August Window while waiting for appeal … more

MLive quotes James Hohman on House roads funding package

Promised tax cuts don't always materialize … more

Gov. Snyder Signs Forfeiture Reform Bills

Media covers reforms and Mackinac's role … more

Cigarette Taxes Bad for Pennsylvania Businesses

LaFaive co-authors op-ed for philly.com … more

Senate Votes for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Detroit Free Press quotes Skorup on development … more

Why Believers in Limited Government Should Support Forfeiture Reform

Why the right should support forfeiture reform in Michigan … more

State Media Covers Push for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Mackinac Center releases study with ACLU of Michigan … more

State Media Features Overcriminalization Fight

Mackinac Center partners with ACLU, others … more

Skorup Joins Steve Gruber for Forfeiture Discussion

Bills on forfeiture working through legislature … more

Frank Beckmann Features VoteSpotter

App reaches 50,000 downloads … more

MERC Decision Publicized in State Media

MEA's "August Window" ruled illegal by commission … more

Vernuccio and Bowman Author Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

The future of the UAW members under right-to-work … more

Vernuccio Quoted In Washington Examiner

Discussing Scott Walker's labor reforms … more

The Detroit News Points to Mackinac Center Research

Fact-checking right-to-work claims … more

Midland Daily News Features Mackinac Center Partnerships

Joining organizations across the spectrum … more

Vernuccio Quoted on UAW Opt Out in The Detroit News

Michigan autoworkers can soon leave their union … more

Watch Vernuccio Discuss Labor Reform at Heritage

Panel discussion on right-to-work and wages … more

Vernuccio Interviewed for Ohio Watchdog

Examining the economic effects of right-to-work laws … more

MEA Opt Out Address Change Featured in State and National Media

Teachers wishing to opt out of union must use little-known P.O. box … more

Reitz Quoted on Criminal Justice Reform Efforts

Addressing overcriminalization and civil asset forfeiture … more

Results of Privatization Survey Published in State Media

70 percent of schools contract out for some services … more

Fox News Features Fight Against Release Time

Public money funds union activities in many states … more

Reitz Letter to the Editor Published in The Detroit News

Responding to allegations made earlier this week … more

Wright Discusses Right-to-Work Decision with State Media

Michigan Supreme Court extends right-to-work to state employees … more

Washington Examiner Quotes Vernuccio on Proposed Labor Reform

Employee Rights Act would increase worker freedom … more

The Fight Over Energy Mandates

Detroit News cites Mackinac Center while covering debate … more

Reason Quotes LaFaive on Sin Taxes

Examining the unintended effects of cigarette taxes … more

Reitz Quoted on Transparency in Michigan Press

Detroit officials using private emails for business … more

Article on Worker's Choice in Forbes

Vernuccio discusses recent developments in labor reform … more

Skorup Quoted in Lansing State Journal

Report on reducing costs in Michigan's prison system … more

State Press Covers the End of Film Subsidies

Hohman comments on bill signed into law on July 10 … more

Michigan Radio Features Fight Against Forfeiture

Bipartisan groups behind push for reform … more

LaFaive Interview on Economic Freedom

Hosted by Think Tech Hawaii and the Grassroots Institute … more

Skorup Film Subsidy Op-Ed Published in Wall Street Journal

Celebrating the death of a corporate welfare program … more

Mackinac Legal Expert Quoted in Detroit News

Examining the implications of new Supreme Court case … more

Union Transparency Study Featured in Daily Caller

Article details how disclosure can help members and expose corruption … more

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