School choice ultimately comes down to ‘parent power.’ The Center for Education Reform (CER) continuously monitors the status of... > Read More
Today’s Friday Freakout comes from the heated comments section of Diane Ravitch’s blog titled, “How Embarrassing for the Friedman Foundation.” We responded to her blog post here, but something... > Read More
Patient-centered care vs. government-controlled care
Last week, the Michigan House of Representatives voted 76-31 in favor of Medicaid expansion. Twenty-eight Republicans joined all but one Democrat in the vote for passage of HB 4714. The charge was lead by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R-Clarkston), who thus justified his vote:
“There are perfectly good legitimate reasons to oppose” but “sound, reasonable reasons... > Read More
The recent spike in Michigan gas prices has caused a wave of news reports suggesting that it will be more difficult for lawmakers to increase gas taxes and registration fees in order to "Just Fix the Roads." But this shouldn't stop lawmakers attempts to find more money for roads, especially if they are a priority.
The Michigan... > Read More