Bruce Walker

Bruce Walker is a regional editor at The Center Square. He previously worked as editor at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s MichiganScience magazine and The Heartland Institute’s InfoTech…

School choice initiative clears signature hurdle for November ballot in Michigan

(The Center Square) – Let MI Kids Learn filed more than 520,000 signatures with the Michigan Bureau of Elections to put an education choice initiative on this November’s general… Read More

August 11, 2022
Michigan library faces closure after voters reject millage over LGBTQ literature

(The Center Square) – Patmos Library in Michigan’s Jamestown Township may face closure next year after voters rejected a millage renewal on Tuesday in protest of some graphic LGTBQ content… Read More

August 8, 2022
Michigan governor set to veto abortion-alternatives in 2023 state budget

(The Center Square) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signaled her intention to exercise a line-item veto of more than $21 million in Republican-proposed abortion alternatives when she signs… Read More

July 20, 2022
Michigan Democratic governor creates a ‘Parents’ Council’ which critics call ‘poll tested stunt’

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday to establish the Michigan Parents’ Council. The council’s responsibility is to meet with parents throughout the state,… Read More

July 18, 2022
Public Education
Education spending claims major percentage of Michigan’s 2023 budget

(The Center Square) – The fiscal year 2023 budget agreed upon by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican-majority Legislature boasts some of the largest increases in education spending in Michigan… Read More

July 7, 2022