Report highlights perspectives on democracy, fiscal health among Michigan administrators

December 14, 2022 American City and Country

Politically driven incidents over the last few years at all levels of government have fundamentally shaken public perception about the health of America’s democracy. Administrators have likewise been impacted. A new study from the University of Michigan’s Center for Local, State and Urban Policy found that more than 60 percent of the state’s local leaders ranked democracy in the United States as a whole “poorly,” at four or below on a scale of 10.