Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q12b. 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 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 (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 improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired? Strongly Agree 0% 3% 1% 2% 3%
Somewhat Agree 18% 24% 8% 16% 20%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 18% 29% 8% 23% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 27% 23% 22% 20% 23%
Strongly Disagree 36% 12% 59% 30% 23%
Don't Know 2% 8% 1% 10% 7%
*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 improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired? Strongly Agree 2% 3% 3% 3% 2% 3%
Somewhat Agree 21% 22% 20% 19% 11% 20%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 31% 26% 15% 13% 9% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 22% 23% 23% 26% 17% 23%
Strongly Disagree 15% 19% 34% 37% 59% 23%
Don't Know 10% 7% 4% 2% 1% 7%
*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 improve or add more services, if they are necessary or desired? Strongly Agree 3% 2% 3% 2% 5% 2% 3%
Somewhat Agree 26% 25% 20% 21% 19% 14% 20%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 22% 31% 28% 27% 18% 20% 25%
Somewhat Disagree 23% 27% 20% 24% 26% 17% 23%
Strongly Disagree 21% 11% 19% 17% 25% 43% 23%
Don't Know 7% 4% 11% 9% 6% 4% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.