Michigan local government officials report complex mix of improvement and decline in fiscal health, but with overall trend moving slowly upward

Sunday, October 1, 2017


This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ fiscal conditions and the actions they plan to take in the coming year given their financial situations. The findings are based on responses from nine statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2017.