MPPS Report: Local leaders’ concerns about Michigan’s direction spike, while evaluations of state leaders sink over the past year

July 6, 2021

This report presents the opinions of Michigan's local government leaders regarding the direction in which the state is headed, as well as their evaluations of the job performance of Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Legislature. These findings are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the spring 2021 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) — conducted between April 5 and June 7, 2021 — and tracking comparisons to previous spring waves.

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