Tagged: Emergency manager law

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2016 Fall Q18b

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Include provisions for possible new (time limited) local or state revenue options for jurisdictions with EMs

2016 Fall Q13a

Now we would like your opinion on different elements of the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent do you support or oppose the following aspects of the Law? Allowing local units in a financial emergency the choice between a consent agreement, Emergency Manager (EM), mediation (e.g., with creditors), or bankruptcy proceedings.

2016 Fall Q18c

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require EMs to analyze impact on disadvantaged groups when making decisions

2016 Fall Q13b

Now we would like your opinion on different elements of the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent do you support or oppose the following aspects of the Law? Allowing an EM to reject, modify, or terminate collective bargaining agreements.

2016 Fall Q18d

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require EMs to consider local elected official input before making decisions

2016 Fall Q13c

Now we would like your opinion on different elements of the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent do you support or oppose the following aspects of the Law? Allowing an EM to set aside decision-making powers of local elected officials.

2016 Fall Q18e

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require EMs to consider citizen input before making decisions

2016 Fall Q13d

Now we would like your opinion on different elements of the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent do you support or oppose the following aspects of the Law? Allowing an EM to recommend (with approval of the State) the sale, transfer, or lease of the local jurisdiction's assets.

2016 Fall Q18f

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Add state-level ombudsperson oversight for citizens and local officials to appeal any EM decision

2016 Fall Q13e

Now we would like your opinion on different elements of the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent do you support or oppose the following aspects of the Law? Allowing a State-appointed advisory board to have ongoing oversight powers after the EM leaves.

2016 Fall Q18g

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Other

2016 Fall Q14

Thinking overall about local governments that have faced - or will face - a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Emergency Manager Law has been, or will be, at restoring fiscal health in the short-term (i.e., balancing the books)?

2016 Fall Q15

Now, still thinking overall about local governments that have faced - or will face - a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Law will be at establishing sustainable financial conditions for the long-term?

2016 Fall Q16a

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law is undemocratic?

2016 Fall Q16b

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law helps difficult decisions to be made because the Emergency Manager is an "outsider?"

2016 Fall Q16c

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law is racially discriminatory (by design, or as implemented)?

2016 Fall Q16d

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law pays insufficient attention to the underlying structural problems leading to local fiscal stress?

2016 Fall Q16e

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law serves the interests of local residents by improving their jurisdiction's fiscal sustainability?

2016 Fall Q16f

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law leads to an overemphasis on cost-cutting at the expense of service quality, public health and safety, or other important considerations?

2016 Fall Q17

Thinking overall, to what extent do you support or oppose the Emergency Manager Law?