An Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission will be redrawing state and federal legislative districts in Michigan in 2021 with a mandate: The [...]
MPPS Report: Confidence in the accuracy of Michigan’s 2020 Census count among local leaders was not very high, slips further
This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders regarding the 2020 U.S. Census, including their confidence in the potential [...]
MPPS Report: Michigan local leaders expect mixed impacts from expanded voter registration and absentee voting reforms
This report presents the experiences and opinions of Michigan’s local government clerks and other city and township leaders regarding three statewide [...]
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An Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission will redraw state and federal legislative districts in Michigan in 2021 with a mandate: The districts must reflect the state's diverse population and…
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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