Mackinac Center in the News

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

Skorup Quoted on Release Time

Release time costs public schools millions each year … more

GOP Group Calls for Eliminating Civil Forfeiture

Mackinac Center scholar spoke on the issue prior to vote … more

Debate on Money in Politics Featured in Media

Michigan press features arguments in advance of Thursday's debate … more

A Look Back at Michigan's Battery Subsidies

Mackinac Center policy analysts discuss A123 … more

MEDC vs. Road Spending Poll Featured in Daily Caller

Two-thirds of voters support turning subsidy money over to roads … more

Coverage of Steve Cook Pension Spiking in Detroit News

Two Senate bills would prevent union abuse of public funds … more

Vernuccio Joins New York Times 'Room for Debate'

Discussing the role of unions in the modern workplace … more

Vernuccio Talks Tenure on Fox Business

Proposed modifications to professor tenure in Wisconsin … more

LaFaive Tourism OpEd Published in the Times Herald

Pushing back on accusations from Michigan's tourism lobby … more

Vernuccio Co-Authors Op-Ed in Washington Times

Missouri may become 26th right-to-work state … more

Overcriminalization Study in The Detroit News

Gov. Rick Snyder's recommendations for reform reflect Mackinac Center recommendations … more

Skorup Joins Pat Johnston for Prevailing Wage Discussion

The two debated repealing the law on the Art Lewis Show on WSGW … more

Worker's Choice Study Featured in National and State Media

Study proposes fix to free/forced rider issue … more

Tracking the True Cost of Tourism Spending

Fiscal policy initiative director discusses new study with Michael Patrick Shiels on Michigan's Big Show. … more

MLive Quotes Mackinac Center President on Road Funding

Joe Lehman spoke as a panelist at the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference … more

Right-to-Work Lawsuit Featured in Hometown Life

Susan Bank's suit challenges legality of August Window  … more

Skorup Discusses Civil Asset Forfeiture on WPHM

Mackinac Center policy analyst Jarrett Skorup joins Bill Gilmer to discuss civil asset forfeiture. … more

Assistant Fiscal Policy Director Analyses Michigan's Historic Unemployment Drop

James Hohman discusses the numbers on the Frank Beckmann Show … more

Frank Beckmann Show Highlights Mackinac Center/Michigan Chamber Poll

66 percent of respondents support redirecting $50 million from films to roads … more

Mackinac Center Event Featured in Media

Topic of civil asset forfeiture attracts media and various ideologies … more

Schools of Choice Program Causes Greater Competition

Mackinac Center research cited on WILX News … more

Mackinac Center Cited on Dangers of Targeted Tax Breaks

Shifting the tax burden from influential businesses to smaller counterparts … more

Mackinac Center Event Panelist on Frank Beckmann Show

IJ's Lee McGrath talks about civil asset forfeiture … more

Hohman Quoted on Proposal 1 Defeat

Voters soundly rejected the "tax and spend" road funding proposal … more

Mackinac Center Road Solutions Prescribed in Detroit News

Experts lay out a path to funding Michigan's roads … more

Mackinac Center Experts Show Cigarette Tax Increase is Counterproductive

Michael LaFaive and Todd Nesbit, Ph.D. cited in Providence Journal … more

Prevailing Wage Research Cited in Detroit News

Repealing the law could save taxpayers millions every year … more

Guest Post: Kansas Excise Tax Hike Proposal a Bad Choice

The unintended consequences of higher taxes … more

Detroit News Exposes MEDC Secrecy

Michigan's corporate welfare program needs to be more transparent … more

MCPP Experts Take Down Film Program in MLive

The state should curtain this ineffective program … more

Mackinac Center Work on Prop 1 Gets Wide Coverage

MCPP original research prominently featured in Prop 1 stories … more

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