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Fall 2016Q13aNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent do you support or oppose the following aspects of the Law? Allowing local units in a financial emergency the choice between a consent agreement, Emergency Manager (EM), mediation (e.g., with creditors), or Bankruptcy proceedings.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | Emergency manager law
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Fall 2013Q29Finally, we would like your opinions on some issues related to municipal bankruptcies. This past summer, the City of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 Bankruptcy. How closely are you following issues surrounding Detroit's Bankruptcy filing?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30aWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Overall, Detroit's Bankruptcy filing was the right thing to do.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30bWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Bankruptcy will help Detroit restructure and cut costs, and therefore be in a better long term financial position.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30cWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The Bankruptcy process won't result in better policy making or management for the City of Detroit in the long run.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30dWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Detroit's filing will make bankruptcies more likely among other struggling Michigan local governments.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30eWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The State of Michigan should provide new financial assistance to help Detroit.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30fWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The federal government should provide new financial assistance to help Detroit.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q30gWe're interested in local officials' views on issues related to Detroit's Bankruptcy filing. Based on what you know now, in general, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Detroit's fiscal health is important to Michigan's overall fiscal health.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31aWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: Michigan's reputation

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31bWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: The confidence of Michigan citizens in the state's future

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31cWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: Michigan's ability to attract tourism and conventions

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31dWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: The ability of Michigan's local governments to attract and retain talented public employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31eWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: Local government home rule and discretion under Michigan state law

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31fWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: Michigan local governments' cost of borrowing through issuing debt in the near term

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q31gWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's Bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: Your jurisdiction's overall fiscal health

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32aNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Cuts in repayments to the jurisdiction's bondholders

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32bNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Cuts to pensions of the jurisdiction's current retirees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32cNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Cuts to fringe benefits (health care, etc.) of the jurisdiction's current retirees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32dNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Cuts to compensation (pay rates and/or fringe benefits) for the jurisdiction's current employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32eNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Cuts to, or privatization of, some public services to reduce costs

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32fNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Increase service sharing with other governments to reduce costs

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32gNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Sell some jurisdiction assets (e.g., parkland, buildings, infrastructure, art holdings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32hNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Raise local revenue through increased taxes or fees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32iNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Financial assistance from the state government

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32jNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through Bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of Bankruptcy: Financial assistance from the federal government

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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