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In the Media

Hanson comments on risks of Line 5 pipeline

May 19, 2021 The Globe and Mail
For years, the Line 5 pipeline through the Straits of Mackinac has been a hot topic in Michigan politics. Jonathon Hanson, a Ford School lecturer, shed light on the potential consequences of continuing to allow the pipeline to exist. “You think...
News

Coverage of CLOSUP medical marijuana policy poll grows like weed

Sep 21, 2018
On September 13, 2018, the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at U-M’s Ford School of Public Policy released a survey that found almost 75 percent of Michigan cities, townships, and villages report that they have chosen to prohibit medical...
CLOSUP Lecture Series

What the best-dressed ideas wear to Lansing’s policy Oscars: If the State of the State is Lansing’s policy Oscars, where does an idea go to rent a tux?

Jan 25, 2016, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
On January 19th, Governor Snyder delivers his 6th State of the State address. And, for lawmakers, lobbyists, and interest groups, the annual speech is the opportunity to create a red carpet moment for their policy goals. So, what does it take to get there? It's Just Politics co-hosts Zoe Clark (of Michigan Radio) and Rick Pluta (of the Michigan Public Radio Network) will talk about the marketing, the relationship-building, the polling, and the background research that’s needed to push some issues past the competing interests to get that rare, valuable mention as the governor sets his agenda for the year.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

A conversation with former Republican Congressmen Mike Rogers and David Camp

Nov 10, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
The Ford School hosts a conversation with former U.S. Congressmen for the State of Michigan, Dave Camp and Mike Rogers, moderated by their former colleague in the House of Representatives, Professor Joe Schwarz.
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Climate Change in the Great Lakes Basin: Policy Options and Public Opinion

Feb 21, 2011, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Betty Ford Classroom
Free and open to the public. Panelists: Christopher Borick Professor and Director, Muhlenberg Institute of Public Opinion, Muhlenberg College Erick Lachapelle Départment de science politique, Université de Montréal Barry Rabe Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R.
Ford School