Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q34a: 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 you jurisdiction provides?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
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? Strongly Agree 2% 9% 3% 7% 7%
Somewhat Agree 27% 41% 20% 33% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 10% 21% 10% 10% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 32% 16% 32% 35% 22%
Strongly Disagree 28% 5% 34% 12% 12%
Don't Know 1% 8% 0% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
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? Strongly Agree 8% 6% 7% 10% 5% 7%
Somewhat Agree 38% 40% 37% 28% 17% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 21% 17% 13% 10% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 23% 19% 21% 20% 33% 22%
Strongly Disagree 7% 8% 16% 28% 34% 12%
Don't Know 8% 7% 2% 1% 1% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
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? Strongly Agree 6% 9% 8% 5% 9% 7% 7%
Somewhat Agree 31% 42% 39% 36% 37% 31% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 18% 16% 26% 16% 12% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 28% 18% 21% 15% 23% 28% 22%
Strongly Disagree 15% 6% 10% 10% 9% 21% 12%
Don't Know 6% 8% 5% 9% 7% 2% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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