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Link to:MPPS Report: Local leaders' evaluations of Michigan's direction and Governor's performance during the COVID-19 pandemic's arrival
Jul 16, 2020
This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders regarding the direction in which the state is[...]

Governmental Relations Policy Topics

Aug 18, 2020

 

This memo is included in the Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource Guide.

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Jun 03, 2020

This memo is included in the Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource Guide.

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Jun 12, 2020

This memo is included in the Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource Guide.

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May 14, 2020

 

This memo is included in the Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource Guide.

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Oct 01, 2009

 

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This first report in the MPPS program highlights key findings from the spring 2009 inaugural wave of the survey.

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Feb 01, 2016

 

Carolyn Rice, CLOSUP Policy Analyst

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This paper seeks to explore the issue of unilateral state authority over hydraulic fracturing policy and the possibility/ merits of a shared government model that incorporates local input. This analysis explores...

Jun 01, 2010

 

Elisabeth R. Gerber, Carolyn G. Loh

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We assess the potential for expanding regional planning by asking local government officials their perspectives on the potential for increasing regionalism in their communities, and the most promising approaches...

Mar 01, 2010

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Local government officials from across the state of Michigan were surveyed as part of the Michigan Public Policy Survey program. These officials report low trust in the state government and give low marks in their evaluation of the job performance of both...

Apr 01, 2010

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Local government officials from across the state of Michigan were surveyed as part of the Michigan Public Policy Survey program during Fall 2009 in the second MPPS survey wave. This wave focused on educational, economic, and workforce development issues....

Aug 01, 2010

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The fiscal health of Michigan's local governments has declined in the last year and has become a much more widespread problem, increasingly affecting communities of all sizes, in all regions of the state. This MPPS report examines how local governments are being...

Mar 01, 2011

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The Michigan Public Policy Survey asked Michigan's local government leaders an extensive battery of questions regarding intergovernmental cooperation, service sharing, consolidation, and more, during the Fall 2010 survey. Responses show that intergovernmental...

Oct 01, 2011

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Fiscal stress continues to be a widespread and significant problem for local governments across Michigan, although the number of jurisdictions reporting further declines in fiscal health now is lower than it was in 2010. Overall, nearly half (48%) of Michigan...

Jan 01, 2012

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In 2011, the state of Michigan implemented major policy changes in its statutory revenue sharing program, through which it distributes funding to a subset of Michigan's 1,856 local governments. The new policy replaced formula-based funding with an incentive...

Mar 01, 2012

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In 2011, the state of Michigan implemented major policy changes in its statutory revenue sharing program, through which it distributes funding to a subset of Michigan's 1,856 local governments. The new policy replaced formula-based funding with an incentive...

Jun 01, 2012

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The local government fiscal crisis—driven largely by state revenue sharing cuts, falling tax revenues, and rising costs to provide services—has pushed jurisdictions in Michigan to search for operational efficiencies and cost savings. Performance measurement and...