On the Left
- Herbart and Hecker: Don't Gamble with School Retirement Funds for Roads Scheme An article from Michigan Advance shares a statement opposing use of retirement funds to fix Michigan roads from labor union presidents Paula Herbart and David Hecker.
- Michigan Falls In 'Business Friendly' Rankings Over Education, Quality of Life An article from Michigan Advance shares Michigan’s significant drop in the annual rankings.
On the Right
- How to Prioritize the Budget to Spend $1 Billion More on the Roads in a Single Year An article from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy shares ways for state lawmakers to reform state spending to help increase road funding.
- Minimum Wage Laws Hurt People A higher minimum wage often leads to a wage of $0 - a blog from Mackinac Centre for Public Policy concludes.
- Government Tourism Promotion is Not Really 'Economic Development' An article from Mackinac Centre for Public Policy argues that taxpayer money spent on tourism promotion is in other words a large net negative return.
Down the middle
- Climate Change Could Bring Woe to Michigan's Lakes, Farms, Forests An article from Bridge Magazine discusses what Michigan could face if climate change goes unchecked.
- Boost Michigan Economy with Tax Credit for Working Families The Detroit Free Press shares why a bipartisan boost to the Michigan EITC is the need of the hour.
- Gov. Whitmer's Next Move in Benton Harbor an Inflection Point in Michigan's Fraught History of School Takeovers Quoted in an article in Chalkbeat, Eric Scorsone, IPPSR affiliate faculty member and Michigan State University director of the Center for Local Government Finance and Policy, says communities around Michigan are looking at how the state addresses troubled school districts.