Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q8e. How do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government in business issues (e.g., minimum wage, plastic bags, puppy mills, Uber, Airbnb)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government in business issues (e.g., minimum wage, plastic bags, puppy mills, Uber, Airbnb)? Completely state authority 17% 17% 23% 25% 19%
Mostly state, some local 46% 47% 47% 45% 47%
Mostly local, some state 27% 25% 22% 19% 24%
Completely local authority 8% 6% 7% 6% 6%
Don't Know 2% 4% 1% 5% 4%
*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
How do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government in business issues (e.g., minimum wage, plastic bags, puppy mills, Uber, Airbnb)? Completely state authority 20% 17% 18% 17% 29% 19%
Mostly state, some local 45% 46% 48% 58% 41% 47%
Mostly local, some state 24% 25% 22% 19% 24% 24%
Completely local authority 6% 7% 10% 4% 4% 6%
Don't Know 5% 4% 2% 2% 1% 4%
*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
How do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government in business issues (e.g., minimum wage, plastic bags, puppy mills, Uber, Airbnb)? Completely state authority 11% 21% 15% 19% 25% 21% 19%
Mostly state, some local 41% 45% 50% 46% 44% 51% 47%
Mostly local, some state 36% 24% 24% 23% 19% 22% 24%
Completely local authority 7% 7% 6% 6% 8% 5% 6%
Don't Know 6% 2% 4% 5% 4% 2% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.