Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q34b: 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?

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 improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired? Strongly Agree 0% 3% 0% 4% 3%
Somewhat Agree 14% 28% 9% 15% 23%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 11% 28% 11% 22% 24%
Somewhat Disagree 36% 21% 31% 25% 24%
Strongly Disagree 37% 9% 47% 28% 19%
Don't Know 3% 11% 2% 6% 9%
*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 improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired? Strongly Agree 2% 3% 1% 4% 2% 3%
Somewhat Agree 23% 24% 26% 17% 12% 23%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 26% 26% 24% 17% 6% 24%
Somewhat Disagree 22% 25% 23% 25% 34% 24%
Strongly Disagree 15% 13% 23% 36% 45% 19%
Don't Know 12% 9% 2% 1% 2% 9%
*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 improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired? Strongly Agree 1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 4% 3%
Somewhat Agree 18% 32% 26% 18% 20% 19% 23%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 26% 23% 25% 33% 21% 15% 24%
Somewhat Disagree 23% 22% 22% 20% 26% 30% 24%
Strongly Disagree 23% 11% 17% 16% 18% 29% 19%
Don't Know 9% 10% 8% 11% 11% 3% 9%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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