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MPPS

Workforce issues and challenges for Michigan's local governments

January 1, 2018
This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders on a range of issues regarding their jurisdictions’ workforce, including employee pay and fringe benefit rates, whether the size of the workforce is adequate for providing...
MPPS

Michigan’s local leaders satisfied with union negotiations

October 1, 2012
This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ public employee unions. The findings in this report are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Spring 2012 and Spring 2011 waves of...
MPPS, Local government fiscal health

The Michigan Public Policy Survey

April 2009
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Debra Horner, Tom Ivacko
The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) is unique in the nation as the only ongoing survey of all general purpose local governments across an entire state. Its mission is to inform and improve policymaking with data not available from any other source, by surveying the state’s local...