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Assessing Local Fiscal Health in Tourist Cities in Michigan

June 30, 2021
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Christen Richardson and Capri Backus, Policy Analysts
This case study takes an in-depth look at the fiscal health stress of two tourist cities (City X and City Y) using a wide range of financial and demographic factors as well as findings from the Michigan Public Policy Survey. This case study...

Local Government Fiscal Health & Deindustrialization in Michigan

May 30, 2021
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Elizabeth Chon and Capri Backus, Policy Analysts
In this case study, we analyze the financial health and Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) responses for two municipalities in Michigan: Cities X and Y. Although both municipalities experienced industrial decline throughout the late 20th century,...
Fiscal Strategy Memos

Fiscal Strategies: Regionalizing Services

August 18, 2020
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Jill Roof, Citizens Research Council of Michigan, Tucker Staley, Eastern Michigan University, Meredith Days, University of Michigan
This memo is included in the Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource...
Fiscal Strategy Memos

COVID-19 Local Fiscal Strategies Full Guide

August 18, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis is having a dramatic impact on Michigan's local governments, and the fiscal implications—including emergency spending, revenue losses, and budget cuts—are already being felt. Here you will find not just up-to-date information but...
Fiscal Strategy Memos

Fiscal Strategies: Capital Spending During an Economic Crisis

May 14, 2020
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Eric Walcott, Michigan State University Extension, Brad Neumann, Michigan State University Extension, John Kaczor, Municipal Analytics
This memo is included in the Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource...