Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14b. Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government revenues?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government revenues? Strongly Support 44% 5% 11% 5% 8%
Somewhat Support 32% 21% 22% 27% 22%
Neither Support nor Oppose 18% 35% 24% 30% 32%
Somewhat Oppose 4% 6% 24% 12% 9%
Strongly Oppose 1% 4% 13% 6% 6%
Don't Know 2% 29% 6% 20% 23%
*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
Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government revenues? Strongly Support 4% 6% 8% 16% 29% 8%
Somewhat Support 22% 20% 20% 30% 33% 22%
Neither Support nor Oppose 33% 35% 33% 25% 17% 32%
Somewhat Oppose 6% 9% 20% 15% 9% 9%
Strongly Oppose 3% 7% 8% 6% 10% 6%
Don't Know 32% 24% 12% 9% 3% 23%
*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
Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government revenues? Strongly Support 9% 6% 6% 7% 8% 9% 8%
Somewhat Support 21% 26% 20% 21% 26% 21% 22%
Neither Support nor Oppose 37% 34% 33% 31% 29% 30% 32%
Somewhat Oppose 6% 8% 7% 9% 11% 14% 9%
Strongly Oppose 5% 4% 5% 5% 5% 9% 6%
Don't Know 22% 22% 30% 25% 21% 17% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.