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Survey: Local Leaders' Views Of Whitmer, Legislature See Sharp Drop

Jul 8, 2021 Gongwer
(Subscription required) In the eyes of local government officials, the job performance of both Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican-controlled Legislature has slipped over the past year and there has been a rise in concern over...
MPPS in the news

Survey: Local Leaders' Views Of Whitmer, Legislature See Sharp Drop

Jul 8, 2021 Gongwer
(Subscription required) In the eyes of local government officials, the job performance of both Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Republican-controlled Legislature has slipped over the past year and there has been a rise in concern over...
News

Chamberlin on lawmaker transparency and redistricting

Jun 13, 2021
John Chamberlin, Ford School professor emeritus of public policy and political science, says a recent controversy in Lansing calls out the need for increased transparency when it comes to lawmakers. A Michigan state representative is proposing a law...
State & Hill

Breaking down public trust

Jun 10, 2021
By Rebecca Cohen (MPP '09) Americans’ trust in government institutions to “do the right thing” has steadily eroded since the late 1960s,1 correlated for many analysts with events such as the Vietnam War, Watergate, the ’70s oil embargo, and...
In the Media

Chamberlin discusses Michigan redistricting

May 25, 2021 MLive
As the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission begins its work, Michigan citizens are being called upon to help with the process. John Chamberlin, professor emeritus of public policy and political science, explained how the new...