This report presents the opinions of Michigan's local government leaders regarding a variety of energy issues and policies in their jurisdictions.
MPPS Report: Michigan local leaders expect increased challenges for the 2020 election, but are confident about administering accurate elections
This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s township and city officials on issues related to election administration [...]
October 9 virtual event: Jocelyn Benson And Frank LaRose On Voter Turnout And Access In Ohio And Michigan
Oct 9, 2020 3:00-4:00 pm EDT Virtual event The Ford School and Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) invites you to join us for a [...]
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More than half of local government officials in Michigan see improving energy efficiency for local businesses or residents as relevant to their jurisdiction's government, according to a survey.by the…
Michigan Redistricting Project
This research & service project will inform the state’s new Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission regarding “Communities of Interest” and how they can best be handled in the redistricting process.
Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Project
This project combines insights from the Michigan Public Policy Survey with local government financial and administrative data to study and advise policymakers on better ways to monitor fiscal health of Michigan local governments.
Renewable Energy Policy Initiative
The Renewable Energy Policy Initiative (REPI) aims to conduct, support, and disseminate high-quality applied academic research on state and local policies impacting the deployment of renewable energy.
The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) conducts, supports and fosters applied academic research to improve understanding of local, state, and urban policy issues.
Michigan Public Policy Survey
The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) is unique in the nation as the only ongoing survey of all general purpose local governments across an entire state. Its mission is to inform and improve policymaking with data not available from any other source, by surveying the state’s local leaders.
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