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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,...
MPPS

The impact of tax-exempt properties on Michigan local governments

March 1, 2014
Property tax revenues are one of the most important sources of funding for local governments in Michigan, but jurisdictions’ revenues are constrained in part because most have at least some properties that are exempt from taxes. This report presents...
Local government fiscal health, COVID-19 fiscal strategy

Local Government COVID-19 Fiscal Strategy and Resource Guide

April 2020
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Stephanie Leiser
APRIL, 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 a set of ideas and tools that will help you strategically navigate the new fiscal landscape.  This crisis, combined with the ongoing municipal funding challenges in Michigan, will require an even greater effort on behalf of local officials and administrators to quickly assess resources, respond to changing policies and legislation,...

Spring 2021 Michigan Public Policy Survey Homepage

THE SPRING 2021 MICHIGAN PUBLIC POLICY SURVEY Topics: Annual tracking items for fiscal, budget, operation policies; Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); local government use of online technology; Michigan's new Independent Citizens...

Spring 2020 Michigan Public Policy Survey Homepage

THE SPRING 2020 MICHIGAN PUBLIC POLICY SURVEY Topics: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); annual tracking items for fiscal, budget, operation policies; election administration and security; Michigan's new Independent Citizens...

Spring 2019 Michigan Public Policy Survey Homepage

THE SPRING 2019 MICHIGAN PUBLIC POLICY SURVEY Topics: Annual tracking items for fiscal, budget, operation policies; preparation for the next recession; problems with opioids; local government energy issues; preparation for the 2020...