Averaged across the general student population there was no statistically significant correlation between a school's spending levels and its students' academic performance in 27 of the 28 academic
Michigan’s prevailing wage law requires that contractors on state-supported construction projects pay union wages.
State Cigarette Smuggling as a Percentage of Total State Cigarette Consumption (Legal and Illegal), 2013
This report, part of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and Tax Foundation’s annual study of trends in interstate cigarette purchase behavior, lists and updates interstate smuggling rates for al
Unions must adapt to survive. The way forward for the labor movement is to inject employee choice and voluntary exchange into their outdated business model.
In this Michigan review of criminal law, Michael Reitz writes that a concept rooted in centuries of American and English legal tradition is that the commission of a crime requires both a wron
Electricity Choice Policies in Michigan: Comment on "Readying Michigan to Make Good Energy Decisions: Electric Choice"
In this policy document from Theodore Bolema at Mackinac, he asserts that Michigan once had a very successful electricity choice program.
In this policy brief, John Graham writes that, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the number of times drugs were in short supply almost tripled from 61 in 2005 to 178 in 2010.
In this policy brief, John Graham contends that Michigan lawmakers are currently deciding whether to expand the state's Medicaid program to cover people newly eligible for federal Medicaid sub
In this latest study from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, the report asserts that new "Schools of Innovation" series, we discuss how Berrien Springs school district is reinventing publ
Between January 2007 and 2009, 21 of the 48 contiguous states — including tobacco state North Carolina — raised their cigarette taxes, producing a total of 27tax hikes.