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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 2016Q13bNow 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 an EM to reject, modify, or terminate collective bargaining agreements.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q13cNow 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 an EM to set aside decision-making powers of local elected officials.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q13dNow 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 an EM to recommend (with approval of the State) the sale, transfer, or lease of the local jurisdiction's assets.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q13eNow 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 a State-appointed advisory board to have ongoing oversight powers after the EM leaves.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q14Thinking overall about local governments that have faced - or will face - a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the emergency manager law has been, or will be, at restoring fiscal health in the short-term (i.e., balancing the books)?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q15Now, still thinking overall about local governments that have faced - or will face - a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Law will be at establishing sustainable financial conditions for the long-term?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q16aTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the emergency manager law is undemocratic?

Major Tags: State Government | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q16bTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the emergency manager law helps difficult decisions to be made because the Emergency Manager is an "outsider?"

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q16cTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the emergency manager law is racially discriminatory (by design, or as implemented)?

Major Tags: State Government | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q16dTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the emergency manager law pays insufficient attention to the underlying structural problems leading to local fiscal stress?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q16eTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the emergency manager law serves the interests of local residents by improving their jurisdiction's fiscal sustainability?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q16fTo 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?

Major Tags: State Government | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q17Thinking overall, to what extent do you support or oppose the emergency manager law?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18aRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Require Emergency Managers (EMs) to plan for improving factors beyond just finances (e.g., service delivery, infrastructure, quality of life)

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18bRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Include provisions for possible new (time limited) local or state revenue options for jurisdictions with EMs

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18cRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Require EMs to analyze impact on disadvantaged groups when making decisions

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18dRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Require EMs to consider local elected official input before making decisions

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18eRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Require EMs to consider citizen input before making decisions

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18fRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Add state-level ombudsperson oversight for citizens and local officials to appeal any EM decision

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Fall 2016Q18gRecently, there have been calls for reforms to the emergency manager law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the emergency manager law? Other

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | State government reform | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q42Last year, the state enacted the "Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act" (P.A. 4 of 2011), a law that governs when and how emergency managers are appointed to oversee local governments and school districts in fiscal distress. How familiar are you with this law?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q43Overall, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011) has been, or will be, at restoring or protecting the fiscal health of local governments across the state?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q44aNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011). To what extent do you support or oppose: Allowing an Emergency Manager (EM) to reject, modify, or terminate collective bargaining agreements.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q44bNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011). To what extent do you support or oppose: Allowing an EM to set aside decision making powers of local elected officials.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q44cNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011). To what extent do you support or oppose: Allowing an EM to recommend (with approval of the state) the sale, transfer, or lease of the local jurisdiction's assets.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q44dNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011). To what extent do you support or oppose: Allowing an EM to recommend (with approval of the state) collaboration or consolidation with other jurisdictions, or disincorporation of the local jurisdiction.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q44eNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011). To what extent do you support or oppose: Allowing a current local official, such as a mayor or council member, to be appointed as an EM.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2012Q44fNow we would like your opinion on different elements of the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act (P.A. 4 of 2011). To what extent do you support or oppose: The emergency manager law (P.A. 4 of 2011) overall.

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2011Q48Governor Snyder has recently signed the "Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act," a new law that governs when and how emergency managers are appointed to oversee local governments and school districts in fiscal distress. How familiar are you with this legislation?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2011Q49In your opinion, on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is "not at all likely" and 10 is "very likely," how likely is it that your government will have an emergency financial manager appointed by the state within the next 12 months?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2011Q50Some people think this Act may help tough decisions be made at the local level. Others do not. Even if it is never actually applied in your jurisdiction, overall, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act will be at restoring or protecting your jurisdiction's fiscal health?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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Spring 2011Q52Overall, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act will be at restoring or protecting the fiscal health of other local governments across the state?

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | emergency manager law
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