Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2016 Data Tables

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Q16f. To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law leads to an overemphasis on cost-cutting at the expense of service quality, public health and safety, or other important considerations?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law leads to an overemphasis on cost-cutting at the expense of service quality, public health and safety, or other important considerations? Strongly Agree 19% 11% 26% 20% 15%
Somewhat Agree 34% 27% 32% 29% 29%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 28% 17% 25% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 11% 12% 13% 6% 11%
Strongly Disagree 9% 4% 4% 1% 4%
Don't Know 14% 17% 7% 19% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law leads to an overemphasis on cost-cutting at the expense of service quality, public health and safety, or other important considerations? Strongly Agree 12% 15% 20% 18% 21% 15%
Somewhat Agree 25% 30% 28% 38% 34% 29%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 29% 27% 22% 13% 18% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 10% 10% 15% 17% 12% 11%
Strongly Disagree 3% 3% 6% 6% 9% 4%
Don't Know 21% 16% 9% 8% 6% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law leads to an overemphasis on cost-cutting at the expense of service quality, public health and safety, or other important considerations? Strongly Agree 14% 12% 13% 16% 15% 20% 15%
Somewhat Agree 23% 27% 28% 26% 30% 36% 29%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 26% 28% 32% 28% 23% 14% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 9% 11% 8% 13% 9% 15% 11%
Strongly Disagree 5% 5% 2% 3% 2% 6% 4%
Don't Know 22% 17% 17% 15% 20% 8% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.