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Michigan local government fiscal health continues gradual improvement, but smallest jurisdictions lagging

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September 2013


This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ fiscal conditions and the actions they are taking in response to ongoing and widespread fiscal challenges. The findings are based on responses from five statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2013.

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Keywords: Economy and Economic Development, Public Finance & Taxation, Public Opinion

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