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Fall 2017Q31aSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Encouraging private lenders to increase their project financing

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Fall 2017Q31bSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Increasing State funding for project gap financing loans or grants

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Fall 2017Q31cSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Leaving short-term rental regulation decisions to the discretion of local governments

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2017Q31dSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Expanding State affordable housing incentives to cover more income groups

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Fall 2017Q31eSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Authorizing local governments to adopt inclusionary zoning (i.e., requiring some new developments to designate a portion of units for low/moderate income households)

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2017Q31fSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Recruiting more developers and builders to Michigan

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Fall 2017Q31gSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Reinstating historic preservation tax credits

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Fall 2017Q31hSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) Creating or expanding additional tax credits

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Fall 2017Q31iSome people think the state government should take action to address various housing issues, while others disagree. Please indicate which of the following possible State actions, if any, you would support with regards to housing issues. (check all that apply) None of the above

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Housing | State policies
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Spring 2017Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2017Q31Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2017Q32How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2017Q33How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Spring 2017Q34aNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34bNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Treasury

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34cNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34dNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34eNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34fNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Health and Human Services

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34gNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34hNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Secretary of State

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34iNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34jNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Attorney General

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2017Q34kNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? State Police

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Fall 2016Q2aThinking about the relationship between the state government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Michigan state government officials value input from local government officials.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q2bThinking about the relationship between the state government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The State is taking too much decision-making authority away from local governments.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government | State mandates and preemption | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q2cThinking about the relationship between the state government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The State holds local governments to a higher standard than it holds itself to.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q2dThinking about the relationship between the state government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The State's decision-making is transparent to local officials.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q2eThinking about the relationship between the state government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The State unfairly treats some jurisdictions (or types of jurisdictions) better than others.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | Trust in state government | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q3aTo what extent, if any, would you say the following factors have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Communication between state and local officials

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | Trust in state government | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q3bTo what extent, if any, would you say the following factors have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Term limits for state officials

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State policies | state government reform | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q3cTo what extent, if any, would you say the following factors have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Behavior of state officials (professionalism, ethics, etc.)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | state government ethics | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q3dTo what extent, if any, would you say the following factors have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Behavior of local officials (professionalism, ethics, etc.)

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | Local government job performance | Local government ethics | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q3eTo what extent, if any, would you say the following factors have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? The State's system of funding local government

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Fiscal health | Revenue | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q3fTo what extent, if any, would you say the following factors have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Other

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government
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Fall 2016Q4How much of the time do you think Michigan's state officials trust local governments to do what is right?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government
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Fall 2016Q5bHow much of the time do you think you can trust each of the following levels of government to do what is right? The state government in Lansing

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | state government job performance | Trust in state government
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Fall 2016Q6aTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Local officials should try to influence state policy issues affecting local governments.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q6bTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? State officials should frequently reach out to local officials to get feedback on pending policy changes.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q7aThinking about communication between state and local officials specifically regarding State actions affecting your jurisdiction, in a typical 12-month period, how often do you or a representative of your jurisdiction contact state officials?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q7bThinking about communication between state and local officials specifically regarding State actions affecting your jurisdiction, in a typical 12-month period, how often does a state official contact your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q8aSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Economic development

Major Tags: state government | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2016Q8bSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Local finance and tax policy

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption | System of funding local government
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Fall 2016Q8cSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Environment and natural resources (e.g., water, solid waste, agriculture, forestry)

Major Tags: state government | Energy and Environment
Related Topics: State oversight | Environment | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2016Q8dSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Land use and planning (e.g., zoning, permitting)

Major Tags: state government | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption | Land use planning
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Fall 2016Q8eSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Business issues (e.g., minimum wage, plastic bags, puppy mills, Uber, Airbnb)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2016Q8fSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Anti-discrimination policies (e.g., LGBTQ, equal opportunity)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2016Q8gSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Social issues (e.g., public welfare, homelessness, gun policies)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2016Q8hSome people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? How local governments conduct business (e.g., open meetings, public notices)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Relations with state government | State mandates and preemption
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Fall 2016Q9aNow, how would you describe the overall relationship between the state government and your jurisdiction in particular?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Relations with state government
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Fall 2016Q9bNow, how would you describe the overall relationship between the state government and other local jurisdictions overall?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: Intergovernmental relations | State oversight | Relations with state government
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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
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
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
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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Fall 2016Q19Some believe that more proactive monitoring of local government finances by the State could help avoid local fiscal emergencies through earlier detection and intervention. Others believe this may be unnecessary or even counterproductive. To what extent would you support or oppose more proactive State monitoring of finances for all local governments in Michigan?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State oversight | State authority | State mandates and preemption
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Spring 2016Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2016Q12aThinking about the revenue caps facing your jurisdiction (for example, the Headlee Amendment, Proposal A, etc.), if the economy improves gradually over the coming years, do you agree or disagree that the current system of funding local government will provide adequate funding to maintain the current quantity and quality of services your jurisdiction provides?

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government
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Spring 2016Q12bThinking about the revenue caps facing your jurisdiction (for example, the Headlee Amendment, Proposal A, etc.), if the economy improves gradually over the coming years, do you agree or disagree that the current system of funding local government will provide adequate funding to improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired?

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government
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Spring 2016Q13Would you say you agree or disagree that the system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform?

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14aWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Enable regional tax-base sharing among local units

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Taxes | Intergovernmental Cooperation | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14bWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Reform tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government revenues

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14cWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Allow local governments to raise revenues through local-option taxes (e.g., sales, gas, hotel taxes, etc.)

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Taxes | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14dWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Compel the State to pay for

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform | State mandates and preemption
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Spring 2016Q14eWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Increase maximum allowable local millage rates

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Property taxes | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14fWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Reform Headlee Amendment to eliminate or limit millage rate roll-backs

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14gWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Establish automatic millage rate

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Property taxes | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14hWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Reform Proposal A to allow more taxable value growth for individual properties

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Property taxes | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14iWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Restore full statutory revenue sharing (i.e., reverse cuts that began in early 2000s)

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14jWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Add services that are not currently taxed to the state sales tax base

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14kWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Increase rates on state taxes with revenue-sharing components (e.g., sales, gas)

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q14lWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Other

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q15aWhile many of these potential reforms may be important, we're interested in the reforms you believe are most critical. Looking at the potential changes listed above in Q14 that you support, please identify which you feel are the top three priorities for how Michigan's system of funding local government should be reformed. Top priority:

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q15bWhile many of these potential reforms may be important, we're interested in the reforms you believe are most critical. Looking at the potential changes listed above in Q14 that you support, please identify which you feel are the top three priorities for how Michigan's system of funding local government should be reformed. Second priority:

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q15cWhile many of these potential reforms may be important, we're interested in the reforms you believe are most critical. Looking at the potential changes listed above in Q14 that you support, please identify which you feel are the top three priorities for how Michigan's system of funding local government should be reformed. Third priority:

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government | state government reform
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Spring 2016Q27bThe responsibility for ensuring safe drinking water is shared among many actors, including both public and private entities. We're particularly interested in the role of federal, state, and local governments. Please rate how well each of the following levels of government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Michigan's state government

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | state government job performance | Water
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Spring 2016Q29Did any of these landowners appeal a Board of Review determination to the Michigan Tax Tribunal?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Tax assessment appeals
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Spring 2016Q30aThinking about any appeals of a Board of Review determination to the Michigan Tax Tribunal in the last two years, how did your jurisdiction respond? We stipulated/agreed to the value(s) the landowner stated in their Michigan Tax Tribunal petition.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Tax assessment appeals
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Spring 2016Q30bThinking about any appeals of a Board of Review determination to the Michigan Tax Tribunal in the last two years, how did your jurisdiction respond? We stipulated/agreed to an alternate taxable value with landowner prior to the Tax Tribunal hearing.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Tax assessment appeals
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Spring 2016Q30cThinking about any appeals of a Board of Review determination to the Michigan Tax Tribunal in the last two years, how did your jurisdiction respond? We defended the assessment before the Tax Tribunal.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Tax assessment appeals
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Spring 2016Q31To what extent - if at all - did the cost of legal representation for the appeal impact your decision to stipulate rather than defend the original assessment before the Tax Tribunal?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Tax assessment appeals
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Spring 2016Q32your decision to stipulate rather than defend the original assessment before the Tax Tribunal?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Tax assessment appeals
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Spring 2016Q36Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2016Q38How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2016Q39How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Spring 2015Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2015Q40Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2015Q42How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2015Q43How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Fall 2014q29fWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Your jurisdiction's relationship with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Roads | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q36aFirst of all, we are interested in your general opinions about the state of ethics and integrity in Michigan government. In general, how would you rate the following groups of people overall in terms of ethical behavior in their official positions? Michigan's state legislators

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q36bFirst of all, we are interested in your general opinions about the state of ethics and integrity in Michigan government. In general, how would you rate the following groups of people overall in terms of ethical behavior in their official positions? Michigan's state executive branch leaders (Governor, Lt. Gov., department leaders, etc.)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q37aTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)? Michigan's state legislators

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q37bTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)? Michigan's state executive branch leaders (Governor, Lt. Gov., department leaders, etc.)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q37cTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)? Local government elected officials

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Local government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q38aTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following Michigan state officials should be required to wait a certain period of time (a year or two) after leaving office before becoming a lobbyist or consultant that does work for the state government, also known as a "revolving door" restriction? Michigan's state legislators

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q38bTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following Michigan state officials should be required to wait a certain period of time (a year or two) after leaving office before becoming a lobbyist or consultant that does work for the state government, also known as a "revolving door" restriction? Michigan's state government executive branch department and agency leaders

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q39aMichigan currently prohibits state legislators from receiving honoraria (e.g., speaking fees or other payments for service), but allows certain levels of gifts, food, and travel or lodging expenses to be paid by outside interests. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about gifts and honoraria received by legislators, other government officials, or their staff members? Like state legislators, appointed state government officials should also be prohibited from receiving honoraria while in office.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q39bMichigan currently prohibits state legislators from receiving honoraria (e.g., speaking fees or other payments for service), but allows certain levels of gifts, food, and travel or lodging expenses to be paid by outside interests. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about gifts and honoraria received by legislators, other government officials, or their staff members? An overall yearly cap should be enforced limiting the total amount of gifts, food, and travel/lodging reimbursements any state government official may receive.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q39cMichigan currently prohibits state legislators from receiving honoraria (e.g., speaking fees or other payments for service), but allows certain levels of gifts, food, and travel or lodging expenses to be paid by outside interests. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about gifts and honoraria received by legislators, other government officials, or their staff members? Expenditures above a certain threshold made on behalf of a state government official should be reported by both the donor and the public official.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall 2014q39dMichigan currently prohibits state legislators from receiving honoraria (e.g., speaking fees or other payments for service), but allows certain levels of gifts, food, and travel or lodging expenses to be paid by outside interests. To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about gifts and honoraria received by legislators, other government officials, or their staff members? Policies prohibiting honoraria, limiting gifts, and requiring gift disclosure should apply to local government officials across the state.

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | state government ethics
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Fall* 2014Q15fWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Your county road commission's/road department's relationship with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development | state government
Related Topics: Roads | Complete streets
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Spring 2014Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2014Q31Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2014Q33How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2014Q34How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Spring 2014Q36aNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36bNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Community Health (DCH)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36cNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36dNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36eNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36fNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Human Services

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36gNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36hNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Secretary of State

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36iNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Transportation (MDOT)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36jNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Treasury

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36kNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB)

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36lNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of Corrections

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36mNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? State Police

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q36nNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Attorney General

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2014Q38One potential initiative on the statewide ballot in November 2014 would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to extend the power of citizen referendum to bills passed by the state legislature containing appropriations. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | state government reform | Trust in citizens
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Spring 2014Q39Another potential initiative on the November 2014 ballot would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to extend the rights of citizen initiative and referendum to local ordinances such as those in your jurisdiction. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | state government reform | Trust in citizens
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Spring 2014Q40Finally, one potential initiative on the November 2014 ballot would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to change Michigan's full-time legislature to a part-time legislature. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | state government reform
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Fall 2013Q4bFor the following entities, please indicate whether you think they should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to protect the Great Lakes: state governments (Michigan, other states, and Canadian provinces).

Major Tags: Energy and Environment
Related Topics: Environment | The Great Lakes
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Fall 2013Q14bWind turbines are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. For each of the following entities, please indicate whether you think they should have a great deal of authority, some authority, or no authority for such decisions regarding wind turbines: state governments

Major Tags: Energy and Environment
Related Topics: Environment | Energy | Wind power
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Fall 2013Q24bHydraulic fracturing operations are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, setbacks, waste disposal, chemical disclosure, and so on. For each of the following entities, please indicate whether you think they should have a great deal of authority, some authority, or no authority for such decisions regarding fracking: state governments

Major Tags: Energy and Environment
Related Topics: Energy | Environment | Fracking
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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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Spring 2013Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2013Q25aThe Right-To-Work legislation makes it illegal to require employees' financial support of a union - such as union dues or fees - as a condition of employment. Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any public sector employee unions, to what extent would you say the following people or groups within your jurisdiction either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q25bThe Right-To-Work legislation makes it illegal to require employees' financial support of a union - such as union dues or fees - as a condition of employment. Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any public sector employee unions, to what extent would you say the following people or groups within your jurisdiction either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q25cThe Right-To-Work legislation makes it illegal to require employees' financial support of a union - such as union dues or fees - as a condition of employment. Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any public sector employee unions, to what extent would you say the following people or groups within your jurisdiction either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q25dThe Right-To-Work legislation makes it illegal to require employees' financial support of a union - such as union dues or fees - as a condition of employment. Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any public sector employee unions, to what extent would you say the following people or groups within your jurisdiction either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q26The current Right-To-Work law regarding public sector employee unions exempts police and fire unions. To what extent do you personally support or oppose this exemption?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q27aThe Right-To-Work laws passed in Michigan cover not only public sector employee unions, but private sector unions as well. Again, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any employee unions, what overall impact, if any, do you believe these Right-To-Work laws will have over time on Michigan's economy?

Major Tags: state government | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: State policies | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q27bThe Right-To-Work laws passed in Michigan cover not only public sector employee unions, but private sector unions as well. Again, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any employee unions, what overall impact, if any, do you believe these Right-To-Work laws will have over time on the fiscal health of your local government?

Major Tags: state government | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: State policies | Fiscal health | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q27cThe Right-To-Work laws passed in Michigan cover not only public sector employee unions, but private sector unions as well. Again, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any employee unions, what overall impact, if any, do you believe these Right-To-Work laws will have over time on the ability of your community to attract and/or retain businesses?

Major Tags: state government | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Workforce policies | Business Conditions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q27dThe Right-To-Work laws passed in Michigan cover not only public sector employee unions, but private sector unions as well. Again, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any employee unions, what overall impact, if any, do you believe these Right-To-Work laws will have over time on the ability of your local government to attract and/or retain desired employees?

Major Tags: state government | Workforce
Related Topics: Workforce conditions | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q27eThe Right-To-Work laws passed in Michigan cover not only public sector employee unions, but private sector unions as well. Again, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction has any employee unions, what overall impact, if any, do you believe these Right-To-Work laws will have over time on (if your jurisdiction has employee unions) the relationship between your jurisdiction's administration and its union(s) overall?

Major Tags: state government | Workforce
Related Topics: Workforce conditions | Unions | Right to work
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Spring 2013Q50Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2013Q52How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2013Q54How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Spring 2013Q58How much of the time do you think you can trust the state government in Lansing to do what is right?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Trust in state government
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Spring 2012Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q34aMichigan's local jurisdictions currently have constraints on certain kinds of revenue growth (for example, the Headlee Amendment and Proposal A). Thinking about the revenue caps facing your jurisdiction, if the economy improves over the coming years, do you agree or disagree that the current system of funding local government will provide adequate funding to: maintain the current package of services your jurisdiction provides

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Servicesm state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q34bMichigan's local jurisdictions currently have constraints on certain kinds of revenue growth (for example, the Headlee Amendment and Proposal A). Thinking about the revenue caps facing your jurisdiction, if the economy improves over the coming years, do you agree or disagree that the current system of funding local government will provide adequate funding to: improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services | state government
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q35Some people think the current system for funding local government in Michigan needs significant reform, while others disagree. What about you? Would you say you agree or disagree that the system for funding local governments in Michigan needs significant reform?

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36aNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Constitutional revenue sharing

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36bNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: The Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP)

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Spring 2012Q36cNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: The Headlee Amendment

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | Property taxes | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36dNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Proposal A

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | Property taxes | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36eNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Personal Property Tax (PPT)

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Taxes | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q36fNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Sales tax

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Taxes | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36gNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Gas tax

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36hNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Local income tax

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q36iNext we want to focus on which particular elements of the system for funding local government in Michigan you think need to be reformed in some significant fashion. How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform: Regional taxation

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | State policies | state government reform | System of funding local government
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Spring 2012Q38Now we want to ask about one particular tax, the Personal Property Tax (PPT). Does your jurisdiction currently receive any revenue from the Personal Property Tax (PPT)?

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39aPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The PPT is difficult to administer because it is too complex.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39bPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The revenue raised in my jurisdiction is not worth the costs to administer the PPT.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39cPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: Overall, taxpayers in my jurisdiction accurately report their taxable value for the PPT.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39dPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: Personal property in my jurisdiction is audited frequently enough to ensure accuracy.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39ePersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The PPT is a barrier to economic development in my jurisdiction.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39fPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: If the state agrees to replace my jurisdiction's PPT revenues in full, I would support elimination of the PPT.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39gPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: If the state agrees to replace most of my jurisdiction's PPT revenues, I would support elimination of the PPT.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39hPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: If the state agrees to replace most or all PPT revenues (but it is not guaranteed in the Constitution), I trust the state will follow through in the future on its commitment to provide those funds.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39iPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The PPT currently is an important source of revenue for my jurisdiction's budget.

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q40aTo what extent would you say the following types of Personal Property Tax (PPT) are important sources of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget: Industrial personal property tax

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q40bTo what extent would you say the following types of Personal Property Tax (PPT) are important sources of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget: Commercial personal property tax

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q40cTo what extent would you say the following types of Personal Property Tax (PPT) are important sources of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget: Utility personal property tax

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q41If the Personal Property Tax (PPT) is repealed (in full or in part) and replacement revenue is an option, do you believe the revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state, or should local jurisdictions have greater authority to raise and keep the revenue at the local level?

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and revenues | Personal property tax
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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 2012Q49Finally, do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2012Q51How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2012Q52How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Fall 2011Q28aGovernor Rick Snyder recently presented a new state government measurement and benchmarking system in the form of a Michigan state government "performance dashboard," a public summary of important financial and operating measures such as fiscal stability, economic strengths, public safety, quality of life, etc. The Snyder administration is also encouraging each Michigan local government to produce its own "performance dashboard." How effective or ineffective do you think a local government performance dashboard would be in helping to improve: your jurisdiction's accountability and transparency

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | State policies | Dashboards
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Fall 2011Q28bGovernor Rick Snyder recently presented a new state government measurement and benchmarking system in the form of a Michigan state government "performance dashboard," a public summary of important financial and operating measures such as fiscal stability, economic strengths, public safety, quality of life, etc. The Snyder administration is also encouraging each Michigan local government to produce its own "performance dashboard." How effective or ineffective do you think a local government performance dashboard would be in helping to improve: your jurisdiction's performance

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | State policies | Dashboards
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Fall 2011Q28cGovernor Rick Snyder recently presented a new state government measurement and benchmarking system in the form of a Michigan state government "performance dashboard," a public summary of important financial and operating measures such as fiscal stability, economic strengths, public safety, quality of life, etc. The Snyder administration is also encouraging each Michigan local government to produce its own "performance dashboard." How effective or ineffective do you think a local government performance dashboard would be in helping to improve: your jurisdiction's ability to benchmark or compare itself with other jurisdictions

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | State policies | Dashboards
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Fall 2011Q33aGovernor Snyder's administration has also developed a "citizen's guide" to state government finances-- a multi-page report featuring the most important financial measures, including unfunded liabilities-- that is designed to be easily understood by the average citizen. The Snyder administration is also encouraging each Michigan local government to produce its own "citizen's guide." How effective or ineffective do you think a citizen's guide to local government finances would be in helping to improve: your jurisdiction's accountability and transparency

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | Performance measurement and management | Outreach
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Fall 2011Q33bGovernor Snyder's administration has also developed a "citizen's guide" to state government finances-- a multi-page report featuring the most important financial measures, including unfunded liabilities-- that is designed to be easily understood by the average citizen. The Snyder administration is also encouraging each Michigan local government to produce its own "citizen's guide." How effective or ineffective do you think a citizen's guide to local government finances would be in helping to improve: your jurisdiction's performance

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | Performance measurement and management | Outreach
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Fall 2011Q33cGovernor Snyder's administration has also developed a "citizen's guide" to state government finances-- a multi-page report featuring the most important financial measures, including unfunded liabilities-- that is designed to be easily understood by the average citizen. The Snyder administration is also encouraging each Michigan local government to produce its own "citizen's guide." How effective or ineffective do you think a citizen's guide to local government finances would be in helping to improve: your jurisdiction's ability to benchmark or compare itself with other jurisdictions

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | Performance measurement and management | Outreach
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Fall 2011Q38Most Michigan local governments receive constitutional revenue sharing from the state on a per capita basis. In addition, some have received statutory revenue sharing funds based on a set of formulas. The state has recently enacted a new program called the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP). EVIP replaces the former statutory revenue sharing program. How familiar are you with the Economic Vitality Incentive Program?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Fall 2011Q39Certain local jurisdictions were eligible to receive statutory revenue sharing in Fiscal Year 2010. According to the new EVIP legislation, only some of those jurisdictions which were eligible in FY2010 are now eligible to receive revenue sharing through EVIP. Do you know if your jurisdiction is eligible to receive EVIP revenue sharing funds?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Fall 2011Q40The EVIP revenue sharing funds are split into three categories: one based on accountability and transparency, one based on intergovernmental collaboration/consolidation/service sharing, and one based on employee compensation practices. Local governments that are eligible for EVIP revenue sharing funds can seek those funds in all three categories, or in only one or two of them. In order to receive the EVIP revenue sharing funds related to accountability and transparency, eligible jurisdictions must certify they have produced a performance dashboard and a citizen's guide to local government finances by October 1, 2011. Did your jurisdiction certify that it had produced a performance dashboard and citizen's guide as of October 1, 2011?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | Dashboard | EVIP
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Fall 2011Q41In order to receive the EVIP revenue sharing funds related to collaboration/consolidation/service sharing, eligible jurisdictions must certify they have a plan in place with one or more proposals to either launch new efforts or to increase existing levels of cooperation, collaboration, and consolidation, either within the jurisdiction or with other jurisdictions by January 1, 2012. Do you expect your jurisdiction will certify in this category by January 1, 2012?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Fall 2011Q42In order to receive the EVIP revenue sharing funds regarding best practices in employee compensation, eligible jurisdictions must certify they have a plan in place to meet certain state-specified requirements in employee health care premiums and post-employment benefits by May 1, 2012. Do you expect your jurisdiction will certify in this category by May 1, 2012?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Fall 2011Q45Beyond revenue sharing, the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP) also has additional funds for assistance grants available to all Michigan city, village, township, and county governments to offset costs associated with mergers, interlocal agreements, and cooperative efforts to combine government operations that occur on or after October 1, 2011. How familiar are you with this section of the EVIP?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Fall 2011Q46How likely is it that your jurisdiction will apply for one of these EVIP grants?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | state government
Related Topics: Performance management | State oversight | System of funding local government | EVIP
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Spring 2011Q4fComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2011Q43First of all, do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | State direction/track
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Spring 2011Q45How would you rate the way Rick Snyder is performing his job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Spring 2011Q46How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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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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Spring 2011Q54Governor Snyder recently presented a new state government performance measurement and benchmarking system in the form of a Michigan state government "dashboard." How familiar are you with this new state dashboard?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Performance management | State policies | Dashboards
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Fall 2010Q4aIn your jurisdiction's current collaborative efforts, which type(s) of partners is your jurisdiction collaborating with: State

Major Tags: Intergovernmental Cooperation | state government
Related Topics: Level of collaboration
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Fall 2010Q21Some people have suggested that Michigan has too many local government units. Others disagree. Do you agree or disagree that there are too many local governments in the state?

Major Tags: Intergovernmental Cooperation
Related Topics: state government reform
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Fall 2010Q28bFor each level of government below, please indicate whether you think it should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to reduce global warming: state governments

Major Tags: Energy and Environment
Related Topics: Environment | Global climate change
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Spring 2010Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: Amount of state aid to your jurisdiction

Major Tags: state government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government
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Spring 2010Q37Currently, after every Census the Michigan Legislature is responsible for redrawing Congressional and Michigan state legislative electoral districts. A change has been proposed to have these districts drawn instead by an independent, non-partisan commission. The commission would be charged with drawing district lines so that elections are as competitive as possible and would not favor one political party over another. Would you say you favor or oppose this proposal?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government reform
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Fall 2009Q27The November 2010 election will include a statewide vote regarding whether or not there should be a constitutional convention to draft a new state constitution. Do you think there should or should not be a constitutional convention in Michigan?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | state government reform
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Fall 2009Q29Term limits for Michigan's governor and state legislators were approved by the state's voters in 1992. Do you think these term limits should be repealed, amended, or remain as they are currently?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: State policies | state government reform
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Fall 2009Q31 How would you rate the way Jennifer Granholm is performing her job as Michigan's governor?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of governor
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Fall 2009Q32How would you rate the way the Michigan Legislature is performing its job?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Job evaluation of legislature
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Spring 2009Q18How much of the time do you think you can trust the state government in Lansing to do what is right?

Major Tags: state government
Related Topics: state government job performance | Trust in state government
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