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.
In this webinar, researchers from the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) will present results from the Spring 2017 Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) covering Michigan local leaders's views on a range of issues regarding their ju
Thomas to discuss voter registration policy and effects of President Trump's voter fraud commission, Voting Rights Act and allegations of Russian interference, challenges and reforms going forward. November, 2017.
Paul Nolette discusses the role of state AGs during the early months of the Trump Administration and provides an overview of the various tools AGs have used to gain national prominence. September, 2017.
Colonel Kevin C. Riley, Abigail Beniston, Arthur Jemison, Kerry Duggan, Gary Indiana Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, and moderator Cecilia Munoz discuss initiatives geared toward improving Rustbelt cities. September, 2016.
How do Americans think about energy? Is the debate over fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy highly partisan and ideological? David Konisky answers these questions & more in a discussion of his 2014 book, Cheap and Clean.
Ford School faculty member Gretchen Whitmer opens her class to the community & welcomes special guests Judge Steven W. Rhodes, Judge Gerald E. Rosen, Judge Mike Gadola, Sen. Randy Richardville, Chad Livengood, & Rep. Tommy Stallworth.
Ian Rowlands examines the ways in which electricity generated by renewable resources (like solar and wind) have been encouraged in the province of Ontario (Canada) during the past 20 years. September, 2015.
George Fulton describes the factors that contribute to the well-being of U.S. metropolitan area economies, and why have some areas been more successful in re-making their economies than others. February, 2014.
Michael E. Kraft, Christopher P. Borick, and moderator Barry Rabe summarize the findings of Coming Clean, and apply the lessons of the TRI program to the emerging concern over shale gas fracking. December, 2013.