Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q36b: How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP)? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP)? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform) Very Important 51% 13% 59% 52% 32%
Somewhat Important 23% 34% 27% 33% 32%
Not Important at All 14% 16% 10% 4% 12%
Don't Know 12% 37% 3% 10% 23%
*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
How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP)? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform) Very Important 28% 28% 37% 44% 47% 32%
Somewhat Important 31% 33% 31% 33% 29% 32%
Not Important at All 11% 10% 18% 16% 14% 12%
Don't Know 29% 29% 13% 7% 9% 23%
*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
How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP)? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform) Very Important 33% 30% 27% 24% 38% 40% 32%
Somewhat Important 28% 26% 33% 41% 32% 31% 32%
Not Important at All 10% 14% 13% 9% 13% 14% 12%
Don't Know 29% 31% 26% 26% 18% 15% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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