Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2015 Data Tables

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Q37e. Thinking about the following actions the State of Michigan could take to help local governments address retiree health care obligations, to what extent, if any, would you support or oppose facilitating creation of private health care exchanges (like the public exchanges in the federal Affordable Care Act) for Michigan's local governments to help your jurisdiction better meet or reduce its retiree health care obligations? (Among those jurisdictions that reported offering some kind of retiree health care benefits)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the following actions the State of Michigan could take to help local governments address retiree health care obligations, to what extent, if any, would you support or oppose facilitating creation of private health care exchanges (like the public exchanges in the federal Affordable Care Act) for Michigan's local governments to help your jurisdiction better meet or reduce its retiree health care obligations? (Among those jurisdictions that reported offering some kind of retiree health care benefits) Strongly Support 17% 6% 7% 22% 9%
Somewhat Support 15% 21% 37% 24% 29%
Neither Support nor Oppose 25% 22% 29% 16% 25%
Somewhat Oppose 11% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Strongly Oppose 13% 23% 11% 14% 15%
Don't Know 19% 15% 9% 24% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about the following actions the State of Michigan could take to help local governments address retiree health care obligations, to what extent, if any, would you support or oppose facilitating creation of private health care exchanges (like the public exchanges in the federal Affordable Care Act) for Michigan's local governments to help your jurisdiction better meet or reduce its retiree health care obligations? (Among those jurisdictions that reported offering some kind of retiree health care benefits) Strongly Support 15% 8% 8% 9% 10% 9%
Somewhat Support 21% 32% 35% 28% 25% 29%
Neither Support nor Oppose 17% 29% 16% 27% 30% 25%
Somewhat Oppose 5% 6% 8% 13% 7% 9%
Strongly Oppose 15% 12% 12% 14% 19% 15%
Don't Know 27% 12% 21% 9% 9% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Thinking about the following actions the State of Michigan could take to help local governments address retiree health care obligations, to what extent, if any, would you support or oppose facilitating creation of private health care exchanges (like the public exchanges in the federal Affordable Care Act) for Michigan's local governments to help your jurisdiction better meet or reduce its retiree health care obligations? (Among those jurisdictions that reported offering some kind of retiree health care benefits) Strongly Support 6% 12% 3% 8% 13% 10% 9%
Somewhat Support 30% 31% 31% 27% 29% 28% 29%
Neither Support nor Oppose 22% 19% 24% 35% 21% 27% 25%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 7% 11% 3% 5% 12% 9%
Strongly Oppose 20% 7% 14% 13% 18% 15% 15%
Don't Know 22% 23% 18% 14% 14% 8% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.