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CLOSUP Updates

New Report: A Twenty-year Review of Flint’s Financial Condition

Jun 8, 2022
A new report from CLOSUP illustrates how data found in basic financial statements may be used to understand how Flint’s financial condition has changed over time. We draw on data from Flint’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports from FY 2000 to...
In the Media

How we should think about the government's budget - Leiser

Mar 14, 2022 WXYZ
Many Americans use the analogy of a pie to think about the government budget. But, Sarah Leiser, lecturer of public policy and leader of the Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Project at CLOSUP, says there's another way to think about it. "It...

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,...

Flint Financial Data: 2000-2021

As part of CLOSUP's project to modernize financial reporting and transparency in Michigan, we have used data from 20 years of Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports (ACFRs) in the City of Flint to conduct a detailed review of Flint's financial...