There are two factors that can help Michigan become a competitor again: the state's status as a right-to-work state and the lack of a state income tax.
Michigan also should consider getting rid of personal income tax. The lack of a personal income tax would make it among the most business-friendly states in
The city must address its economic development policies that often do more harm than good to the business climate of the
Detroit leaders turn a blind eye to the troubling fact that economic development is nothing more than bribery made possible because the government plunders the profits of many less fortunate—and less well-connected—companies to favor a chosen few. Instead of stealing from one company to subsidize another, the state's "economic development" policy should consist of developing the economy through low tax and regulatory burdens for all businesses.