Category Reports

by Robert J. Kleine, Vice President and Senior Economist, and Laurie A. Cummings, Senior Consultant for Economic and Education Policy This Advisor summarizes the highlights of Governor Engler’s recommended state ...
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Brief commentaries and opinion pieces on issues of the day. Published periodically, sometimes in conjunction with Michigan Roundup. Written by various staff members. Michigan Income Tax: Proposed Changes - February ...
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by William R. Rustem, Senior Vice President This Advisor is adapted from a speech given on January 9, 1996, to the Michigan State Land Use Forum, sponsored by Michigan State ...
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A monthly review of economic indicators, state revenue receipts, and appropriations and tax developments. Each issue contains current good and bad economic news, an article of special focus, a list ...
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A monthly publication that provides analysis of important health care issues under consideration by the legislature, executive branch, and professional associations. Written by Peter Pratt, Ph.D., Vice President and Senior ...
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A one-page summary of Michigan legislative activity and political news of significance to government operations, public policy, and voter attitudes. Published weekly during legislative sessions and intermittently during legislative recesses. ...
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by David Kimball, Senior Consultant for Public Policy This Advisor conundrum posed by the environmental justice controversy and outlines potential solutions to this growing debate that has the business community ...
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by Robert J. Kleine, M.B.A., Vice President & Senior Economist This Advisor discusses some proposals for changing the federal individual income tax and their potential effect on taxpayers. “The hardest ...
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by Craig Ruff, President This Advisor proposes a dramatic shortening of Michigan’s ballot. Fifteen years ago I was working for James H. Brickley—then lieutenant governor and now chief justice of ...
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