Stephanie Leiser, lecturer in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, discusses the Local Fiscal Health Project, an initiative of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy to help local governments navigate fiscal challenges.
In this webinar, MICRC Commissioners Douglas Clark, Rebbeca Szetela and Dustin Witjes introduce themselves and discuss plans for their first public hearings, which will take place all over the state in May and June.
Sarah Mills, Heather Millar, and Iñigo Martínez Peniche discuss the political challenges and opportunities associated with siting and building renewable energy projects in the United States, Canada and Mexico. April 2021.
Learn how to participate in the process of drawing the new district maps in Michigan, the role of "communities of interest", and how to engage with the new Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission in the redistricting process.
Michigan Minds Podcast: Sarah Mills, senior research specialist and program manager at the Ford School of Public Policy and the Graham Sustainability Institute, discusses her research examining the impact of renewable energy on rural communities a
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose discuss voting rights and voter access. Jenna Bednar, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, moderates. October 2020.
As many Michigan communities — like Greenwood and Chandler Townships — face important decisions regarding their future in renewable energy, they are using unbiased information provided by U-M’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) to
This lecture discusses the use of longitudinal administrative tax data from Washington DC (DC) to study how Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) expansions undertaken by the Washington DC affect income and inequality in the city.
Professor Teodoro discusses alternative ownership and management models for water and sewer utilities, as well as the political dimensions of public, private, and public-private partnerships. January, 2019.
Ned Colletti Jr. talks the business of college sports, the economic impact of sports on local communities, the health and well-being of athletes, the role of athletes in politics and society, and more.
The Superintendent of the Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency, Randy Liepa, discusses the current state of K-12 education in Michigan and how a unique collation of business, education, labor, philanthropy, and state and community leaders cal
In this webinar, researchers from the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) presented results from the Spring 2018 Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) covering Michigan local leaders' views on medical and recreational marijuana polic
In this presentation, Sanya Carley introduces a framework for conceptualizing vulnerability and then provide an illustration of its potential application using the case of the renewable portfolio standard. March, 2018.