Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q12a. Thinking 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?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking 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? Strongly Agree 5% 8% 1% 2% 6%
Somewhat Agree 27% 40% 19% 26% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 15% 20% 6% 20% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 36% 20% 31% 25% 23%
Strongly Disagree 16% 6% 41% 19% 14%
Don't Know 2% 7% 1% 8% 6%
*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 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? Strongly Agree 4% 7% 8% 7% 3% 6%
Somewhat Agree 36% 36% 32% 28% 20% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 22% 19% 12% 9% 8% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 21% 22% 22% 26% 37% 23%
Strongly Disagree 9% 11% 22% 29% 31% 14%
Don't Know 8% 5% 4% 2% 1% 6%
*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 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? Strongly Agree 2% 7% 5% 7% 8% 4% 6%
Somewhat Agree 40% 41% 35% 36% 29% 26% 34%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 20% 18% 19% 15% 14% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 23% 21% 20% 22% 28% 23% 23%
Strongly Disagree 12% 7% 11% 9% 16% 28% 14%
Don't Know 4% 4% 10% 8% 4% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.